Thoughts and impressions of happenings in the world of PowerPoint and presentations, continuously updated since 2003.
We begin with a tutorial about the use of PowerPoint’s Morph transition to highlight parts of an image. This feature includes a video tutorial and you can also download the sample file and follow these steps on your own. We exclusively feature celebrated author, Carmine Gallo, who has authored a new book on Jeff Bezos, the chief at Amazon. In this interview, Carmine shares why he wrote this book and how the ideas explained in the book can help you.
Michael Keller of iSpring is again exclusively featured and talks about the new iSpring Suite 11 eLearning platform. Finally, Stephen Milley, Group Manager – Professional Imaging & Visual Systems Sales for Panasonic Connect of North America (PCONA) looks at Panasonic’s offerings for the AV ecosystem. He also talks about Panasonic’s sponsorship of the upcoming Presentation Summit in San Diego in early October. We also bring you quotes, press releases, and templates from the last few days.
Kartik Sundar is focused on helping PowerPoint users improve their productivity. As a former corporate strategy and management consultant, Kartik has firsthand knowledge of consulting, sales, and marketing workflows. In addition, he understands the process of building insightful business presentations. Kartik has leveraged this background as a co-founder at Aploris GmbH, a software firm that builds PowerPoint-focused productivity tools including Slide Finder and TeamSlide.
In this conversation, Kartik talks about Slide Finder.
Have you used a large picture in your PowerPoint presentation that covers the entire slide area, and you now want to highlight some parts of the image more than others? Maybe, you have a picture of a lavish food spread at your restaurant, and you want to highlight individual dishes? Or do you have a plant nursery, and you want to focus on some unique plants?
Stephen Milley is the Group Manager – Professional Imaging & Visual Systems Sales for Panasonic Connect of North America (PCONA); a division of PCONA specializing in industry-leading commercial video & audio solutions for the education, enterprise, entertainment, media, sports, and worship industries. Panasonic Connect’s expertise in developing and deploying state-of-the-art technologies includes partners such as the Olympic Games, Disney, Netflix, and NBC, among many others. During his 30+ year career, Stephen has been involved in all aspects of the media industry starting with his Radio-Television-Film education at Temple University to Producing traditional sporting events for Visual Sound to VP of Sales & Marketing for the Broadcast System Integrator TV Magic.
For the past 12+ years with Panasonic, Stephen currently leads a team of sales professionals supporting Panasonic’s clients in making educated technology workflow decisions to ensure they connect with their audiences and provide their most enthralling & engaging content. Understanding today and tomorrow’s technology (like HD, 4K, 8K, IT/IP, HDR, Broadcast, and OTT), Stephen’s team is helping savvy video & audio companies stay one step ahead.
In this conversation, Stephen talks about his company’s sponsorship of the upcoming Presentation Summit 2022, being held on location in San Diego, CA, and virtually this year from October 9 to 12, 2022.
Michael Keller is an eLearning Officer at iSpring, a world-renowned vendor of eLearning software. He has been helping iSpring customers develop an engaging online learning environment for over fifteen years. Under his guidance, 556 companies in the Large Enterprise and SMB sectors have reached their business goals by helping their teams grow with eLearning.
In this conversation, Michael talks about the new version of iSpring’s honored course authoring toolkit — iSpring Suite 11.
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