episode 68: The Presentation Year in Review 2018
Join Troy, Sandy and Nolan for their final podcast of 2018, with a fun conversation of reflection on the past year, both the overall presentation industry and our studios. Let’s wrap of 2018!
Best new features added to PowerPoint this year
- Troy: Image transparency and 3D Model embedded animations
- Sandra: “Sparkle pens!”, Image transparency, great .SVG support
- Nolan: .SVG support on Mac and the beginnings of AI in presentation design and content
Best Presentation we worked on or saw this year
- Troy: Destination = Tokyo, Design = 80′ LED wall, Presentation = Lori’s Typography in Presentation Design
- Sandra: Insurance Company client where I helped change the way they design and deliver presentations
- Nolan: Tom Howell’s Presentation Summit presentation on PowerPoint animation
Presentation Industry Happenings this year
- Troy: Jamie Garroch of YouPresent’s ability to code amazing design add-ins
- Sandra: The Presentation Guild website refresh, Microsoft MVP Summit
- Nolan: That there were multiple design focused conferences in 2018
Best gadget of the year, under $150 you got?
- Troy: iphone camera lens, the Revolver
- Sandra: Samsung replacing my Galaxy Note 8 – for free!
- Nolan: G-Technology 4TB external USB-C hard drive
Best gadget of the year, over $1000?
- Troy: Lenovo X1 Extreme laptop
- Sandra: my new car…
- Nolan: My soon to be purchased Macbook Air
Most memorable conference or event you attended this year?
- Troy: um, at 36 events in 2018, it’s hard to choose
- Sandra: SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities
- Nolan: 51 Pegasi B conference
- Troy: The Presentation Podcast has all 3 of us – and 1/2 the conversation topics already selected!
- Sandra: Attending the Microsoft MVP Summit and The Presentation Summit
- Nolan: same…
Resources from this Episode:
- PowerPoint Live subtitles Feature
- 2018 Prezi awards
- Iphone Revolver camera lens
- Lenovo X1 Extreme
- Youtools by YouPresent https://youpresent.co.uk/office-add-ins/youtools-for-powerpoint/
- The PowerPoint Blog, PowerPoint’s New Image transparency
- The Presentation Summit
- Creative Pro Week
- Meet the new icons for Office 365 (YouTube video)
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