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 ...