Life After PowerPoint

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Life After PowerPoint

  1. 1. Life after PowerPoint <ul><li>Cleve Callison, The Callison Group </li></ul><ul><li>GCASTD Conference: Ignite your Mojo! </li></ul><ul><li>October 8, 2010 </li></ul>TM
  2. 2. PowerPoint fatigue: Afghanistan
  3. 3. PowerPoint fatigue: Afghanistan <ul><li>“ When we understand that slide, we’ll have won the war.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>--Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, the leader of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ PowerPoint makes us stupid.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>--Marine Gen. James N. Mattis </li></ul></ul>http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/27/world/27powerpoint.html?_r=1&no_interstitial
  4. 4. Death by PowerPoint: Columbia
  5. 5. Death by PowerPoint: Columbia
  6. 6. Death by PowerPoint: Columbia <ul><li>“ ...6 different levels of hierarchy are used to display, classify and arrange 11 phrases.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ ... a conclusion presented as a headline: ‘Test Data Indicates Conservatism for Tile Penetration.’ ... Executives, at least those who don't want to get fooled, had better read far beyond the title.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ PP demands the shorthand of acronyms, phrase fragments, and clipped jargon in order to get at least some information into the tight format.” </li></ul><ul><li>--Edward Tufte, author of The Visual Display of Quantitative Information </li></ul>http://www.edwardtufte.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=0001yB&topic_id=1
  7. 7. Using graphics
  8. 8. Using graphics: Infographics Fix
  9. 9. Using graphics: Infographics Fix http://www.parseerror.com/vis/
  10. 10. Using graphics: Southern identity
  11. 11. Using graphics: Southern identity http://www.glenmary.org/grc/RCMS_2000/release.htm
  12. 12. Using graphics: Napoleon’s march <ul><li>“ may well be the best statistical graphic ever drawn.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>--Edward Tufte, The Visual Display of Quantitative Information </li></ul></ul>http://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/posters
  13. 13. Presentation Zen: Garr Reynolds
  14. 14. Presentation Zen: Garr Reynolds http://www.presentationzen.com/
  15. 15. TED http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/hans_rosling_shows_the_best_stats_you_ve_ever_seen.html
  16. 16. Prezi.com http://prezi.com/aww2hjfyil0u/math-is-not-linear/
  17. 17. Pecha Kucha http://www.pecha-kucha.org /
  18. 18. ReThinking presentations: Benjamin McCall <ul><li>ReThink HR </li></ul>http://rethinkhr.org /
  19. 19. Goodbye.
  20. 20. Cleve’s contact info <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/clevecallison </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: clevecallison </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: bit.ly/clevesblog </li></ul>

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