Topic: Do’s and Don’ts of PowerPoint Presentations for Dashboarders.
PowerPoint Dashboards were the topic of discussion on our last featured dashboard, but you really have to be careful with not adding too many PowerPoint bells and whistles.
This is of course true for all PowerPoint presentations, but especially so for business intelligence projects.
Have you seen the hilarious PowerPoint presentation by comedian Don McMillan?
Here are a couple of screenshots of particular value to enterprise dashboard implementors:
This first one is where he discusses the inverse relationship of animations vs. effectiveness.
And on this screenshot, he discusses the subtleties of chart graphics and the effective presentation of data.
Here is the actual video from youtube. It’s worth the couple of minutes it takes to learn what NOT to do on your powerpoint presentation.
Related resources: Does PowerPoint Make You Dumb?
Tags: Powerpoint Dashboard, What NOT to do on your powerpoint presentation, Business Intelligence presentations, microsoft powerpoint presentation