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Technical Presentations

  1. 1. Chris Leong <br />Technical Presentations<br />
  2. 2. What is a Tech Event?<br />
  3. 3. The Foundation of Presentation<br />
  4. 4. Why<br />Most of your message is done through your body<br />Show Confidence<br />Align with your speech<br />Connect with your audience<br />Importance of Body Language<br />
  5. 5. Good Body Language Tips<br />Start with eye contact<br />Smile! (with a good posture)<br />Avoid distracting mannerisms <br />Playing with any object<br />Walking too fast<br />Stay true to your personality<br />Stand in the hotspot<br />
  6. 6. Why<br />Show Confidence<br />Align with your speech<br />Connect with your audience<br />Say It and Mean It <br />Importance of Vocal Variety<br />
  7. 7. No Vocal Variety<br />With Vocal Variety<br />“Good evening, ladies and gentlemen.<br />Thank you for inviting me to share my topic with you.<br />I look forward to our time together.” <br />“Good evening, ladies and gentlemen.<br />Thank you for inviting me to share my topic with you.<br />I look forward to our time together.” <br />See the difference<br />
  8. 8. Good Voice Tips<br />Use Silence to grab attention<br />Speak like you are talking to a friend<br />Repetition to highlight importance<br />
  9. 9. Technical Content<br />Content<br />
  10. 10. Technical Content<br /><ul><li>Targeted
  11. 11. .NET Framework
  12. 12. VB.NET/C#/LINQ
  13. 13. Visual Studio 2008/2010
  14. 14. SQL Server 2008
  15. 15. Virtual PC
  16. 16. Open
  17. 17. Windows Vista
  18. 18. Office 2007
  19. 19. Windows Live
  20. 20. Photosynth</li></ul>Popular<br />Expression Studio<br />WPF/Silverlight <br />ASP.NET AJAX<br />Windows 7<br />
  21. 21.
  22. 22. Preparing Your Tech Demo<br />Follow Guy Kawasaki (10-20-30 Rule)<br />Avoid too many jargons and wordings<br />Don’t read from the slides<br />Use pictures as much as possible<br />Survey the area to do the speech<br />Practice, Practice and Practice<br />
  23. 23. Guidelines<br />Core objective<br />Understand your material<br />Overprepare<br />Anticipate questions<br />Recover from problems<br />
  24. 24. Issues<br />PC Infrastructure<br />Software installation and state<br />Speed<br />Lab material<br /><ul><li>Demo
  25. 25. VisiblEnvironmdisplayente & clear
  26. 26. Loud & clear Audio
  27. 27. Space
  28. 28. Demo system
  29. 29. Network Infrastructure
  30. 30. LAN connectivity
  31. 31. Internet connectivity
  32. 32. Access speed</li></li></ul><li>Disaster Recovery<br />Don’t Do Live Debug<br />Do it like a cooking show<br />Apologize<br />Pray that it works!<br />
  33. 33. Chris-leong@live.com<br />tEch Blog – www.Techthingsgoing.com<br />Personal Blog – www.chrisleong.net<br />Thank You<br />

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