Searching online, I find four companies describing themselves as the UK’s leading presentation design agency. Not ‘one of the leading’, but the leading. Four. Which is of course a nonsense. So, who’s lying?

Sep 2019

Bianca Woods is the founder of the learning and development studio Clever Raptor, and Senior Manager of Programming for The eLearning Guild. She took a short reprieve from hopping between industry events and juggling design projects to talk to us about the art of effective training and presentations.

Sep 2019
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Echo Swinford has been a PowerPoint MVP since 2000, is President of the Presentation Guild, an author, and a templates master! We sit down with Echo to talk all things presentations, the upcoming Presentation Guild Certification and discuss what she thinks is next for the industry.

Sep 2019

Mark Heaps is a photography, Photoshop, and presentation expert, the Executive Director for Heaps LLC and a founder of the Click Presentation Design Conference. Read on to find out more about his career, how to harness the power of visuals, and what it means to build a presentation design community.

Sep 2019

Jamie Garroch puts the ‘power’ in PowerPoint add-ins. He’s written code for dozens of amazing functionality boosters, some for specific organizations and some available for all users, and he's joining the BrightCarbon team! Read on to learn about the experience that Jamie is bringing to BrightCarbon and how it will help clients and the presentation community use PowerPoint more effectively.

Sep 2019
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think-cell is a PowerPoint add-on with chart and layout automation functions. Their latest update includes big data reporting capabilities and automatic layout generation. We got a special sneak preview of the latest version, and the inside scoop on the best features of the update from CEO and co-founder Markus Hannebauer.

Sep 2019

Clark Quinn has made a career out of aligning corporate and organizational goals with learning science and computer science. He kindly agreed to let me pick his brain and find out what led him down the path to melding together technology and education disciplines.

Sep 2019
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Not all companies have an in-house presentation expert, but they should! Sherri Hodge is an in-house presentation expert at Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial, LLC, a law firm in the US. This interview explores how she developed PowerPoint expertise over the course of an interesting career, and how she navigates the varied responsibilities of developing presentations for a law firm.

Sep 2019

Presentation slides give you a virtual stage on which graphics and text can mingle to bring data to life and make complicated information digestible. The Presentation Center at National Journal capitalizes on presentations as a medium to deliver information about Washington DC’s most topical issues. As a Washingtonian myself, I had the opportunity to meet with Alistair Taylor, Director of Strategic Content & Presentations, to learn more about this unique organization.

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