Some Data on the Current Use of PowerPoint – Line Counts

This post is an excerpt from “Visu­al Log­or­rhea – On the Preva­lence of Slideu­ments”. In order to get an impres­sion of the cur­rent use of Pow­er­Point for pre­sen­ta­tion design, 1.500 pre­sen­ta­tions found on the inter­net have been ana­lyzed. Read the full story here. … weiterlesen ...

Some Data on the Current Use of PowerPoint – Slide Counts

This post is an excerpt from “Visu­al Log­or­rhea – On the Preva­lence of Slideu­ments”. In order to get an impres­sion of the cur­rent use of Pow­er­Point for pre­sen­ta­tion design, 1.500 pre­sen­ta­tions found on the inter­net have been ana­lyzed. Read the full story here. … weiterlesen ...

Some thoughts on the brand-new Office Sway

Sketchnote Microsoft Office Sway

A lot of reviews of the brand-new Office Sway com­pare it to Pow­er­Point, tend to think of it as a replace­ment and even call it a “Pow­er­Point killer”. From my under­stand­ing, this is not what Sway is intend­ed for. Here are my two cents on posi­tion­ing Sway with­in the spec­trum of office pro­duc­tiv­i­ty tools:

On an aver­age Pow­er­Point slide, there are 30.8 words, two fifths of all Pow­er­Point slides con­tain more than 50 words. Though this might be the rea­son that “4/​5ths of all PPT pre­sen­ta­tions suck”​​5 (Guy Kawasa­ki), we should real­ly hope that many of these “pre­sen­ta­tions” have never been intend­ed to be pre­sent­ed to an audi­ence. … weiterlesen ...

Some Data on the Current Use of PowerPoint – Font Sizes

This post is an excerpt from “Visu­al Log­or­rhea – On the Preva­lence of Slideu­ments”. In order to get an impres­sion of the cur­rent use of Pow­er­Point for pre­sen­ta­tion design, 1.500 pre­sen­ta­tions found on the inter­net have been ana­lyzed. Read the full story here. 

Font Sizes

The font size with­in a shape con­tain­ing text can vary, con­se­quent­ly, font sizes have been ana­lyzed by “run” (which is a con­tin­u­ous sequence of text of the same for­mat­ting as regards font type, size and empha­sis). … weiterlesen ...

Some Data on the Current Use of PowerPoint – Word Counts (2)

This post is an excerpt from “Visu­al Log­or­rhea – On the Preva­lence of Slideu­ments”. In order to get an impres­sion of the cur­rent use of Pow­er­Point for pre­sen­ta­tion design, 1.500 pre­sen­ta­tions found on the inter­net have been ana­lyzed. Read the full story here. … weiterlesen ...

Some Data on the Current Use of PowerPoint – Word Counts (1)

This post is an excerpt from “Visu­al Log­or­rhea – On the Preva­lence of Slideu­ments”. In order to get an impres­sion of the cur­rent use of Pow­er­Point for pre­sen­ta­tion design, 1.500 pre­sen­ta­tions found on the inter­net have been ana­lyzed. Read the full story here. … weiterlesen ...

Some Data on the Current Use of PowerPoint – Font Choices

Some Data on the Current Use of PowerPoint - Fonts Usage

This post is an excerpt from “Visu­al Log­or­rhea – On the Preva­lence of Slideu­ments”. In order to get an impres­sion of the cur­rent use of Pow­er­Point for pre­sen­ta­tion design, 1.500 pre­sen­ta­tions found on the inter­net have been ana­lyzed. Read the full story here. … weiterlesen ...

Visual Logorrhea – On the Prevalence of Slideuments

Visual Logorrhea - On the Prevalence of SlideumentsAbstract

Recent lit­er­a­ture on pre­sen­ta­tion design advo­cates high­ly visu­al slides avoid­ing a lot of text. Read­ing and lis­ten­ing at the same time is assumed to be impos­si­ble; long bul­let­ed lists of text are thought to be dis­tract­ing from the speech and there­fore to be avoid­ed. … weiterlesen ...