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e123 – Live from the 2021 Microsoft MVP Summit!

Live from the 2021 Microsoft MVP Summit! Show Notes – Episode #123 Microsoft’s annual, invite only, MVP Summit was March 29-31, 2021. This episode is a conversation of 10 MVPs for PowerPoint on the final day of the Summit talking about the Summit, Microsoft, the future of presentations, and all things PowerPoint! Troy Chollar Nolan…

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e122 – The Future of Presentation Design? VAS; Visual Attention Software

3M (yes the big corporate 3M) is the inspiration for our conversation this episode. 3M recently released “VAS”, Visual Attention Software, for designers to leverage as another tool in their digital toolbox. Of note, VAS is not designed for presentation layouts, but it is a big focus within the visual design industry, and presentation design can use this software to make better slides! Join Troy, Nolan and Sandy as they talk about their recent experience testing the VAS software as they are joined by Sean Springer from 3M to gather more information, insights and ideas on how this software may help with presentation design.

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e121 – Digital Signage and PowerPoint? Absolutely! A conversation with Kurt Dupont

Digital signage and PowerPoint? Absolutely – If you know about SignageTube! Join Troy, Nolan, and Sandy as they talk with Kurt Dupont of ipoint and learn about how PowerPoint is used to power content for digital signage around the world, includes NASA, sotheby’sauctions, major airports, restaurants, and of course presentations.

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e120 – Present to Succeed – a presentation-focused conference, with Boris Hristov

2021 is the first year (ever!) to have 3+ presentation industry specific conferences. This episode Troy, Nolan and Sandy are joined by Boris Hristov of 356labs to talk about the Present To Succeed conference that is happening in a few months.

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e119 – Our 2021 Presentation Predictions (Part 2)

We are starting 2021 with predictions of what we will see in presentation this year. We start with a recap of our 2020 prediction – all 25+, which took some time. So join us for episode 118 for a recap and scorecard of how we did with our 2020 predictions, and hear our first 6 predictions, out of 13 in total, for 2021!

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e118 – Our 2021 Presentation Predictions (Part 1)

We are starting 2021 with predictions of what we will see in presentation this year. We start with a recap of our 2020 prediction – all 25+, which took some time. So join us for episode 118 for a recap and scorecard of how we did with our 2020 predictions, and hear our first 6 predictions, out of 13 in total, for 2021!

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e117 – The (in)Efficiency of Presentations – with Simon Morton

Eyeful Presentations produced an amazing presentation industry insights report in 2020 entitled “The Efficiency of Business Presentations.” We are starting season 6 with this episode, and we start 2021 talking with Simon Morton, based in the UK and principal at Eyeful Presentations about this must-read for presentation designers. Join us for the conversation and hear why we named this episode the (In)efficiency of presentations!

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e116 – Our Presentation Year in Review 2020

It is our annual “year in review” episode, and 2020 has been quite the year to review! Thank you for sharing some time with us and being PowerPoint and presentation geeks. And this is our PowerPoint and Presentation Geek conversation, happy to have you join us, because it is hard finding someone that gets excited talking about new cloud font options, an amazing combination animation, or how to setup PowerPoint to span a 90′ wide by 12′ high LED wall! This episode Troy, Sandy, and Nolan have fun looking back on 2020.

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e115 – This Project is Done, Right…?

It is the final month of 2020. Just like each year coming to an end, every design project needs to come to an end. But, some projects seem to just be put on hold leaving us asking “This project is done, right…?”. Troy, Sandy and Nolan have an in-depth conversation about what they have encountered and do with projects that seem to be suspended between complete and an indefinite on-hold. As we start to look to 2021, it is a good time to review the project list and ask “This Project is Done, Right…?”

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e114-B: The Future of Presentations in a Virtual World: Unlocking a New Dimension – a conversation with Yulia Barnakova

This episode Troy, Nolan and Sandy are joined by Yulia Barnakova for a great talk about the just released Presentation Guild think tank white paper entitled, “The Future of Presentations – Explore the evolving technologies, practices, and importance of presentation in our daily lives.” We get to hear about Yulia’s background, how the Presentation Guild think tank evolved and we overview the major topics of the white paper – join us!

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