Finance Participation in your Great Digital Business – The Slides

I have done a few public speaking events discussing Finance Participation in your Great Digital Business - a follow-on presentation from the original presentation based on the Five Core Components series of posts plus other articles here on cazh1.com. Here's a link to the slides - I've had a lot of great feedback on these, plus some requests for follow up conversations. I'm always happy to talk with folks about figuring out the best way to make these ideas more specific,…

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IT Participation in your Great Digital Business – The Slides

I have done multiple public speaking events discussing IT Participation in your Great Digital Business - a follow-on presentation from the original presentation based on the Five Core Components series of posts plus other articles here on cazh1.com. Here's a link to the slides - I've had a lot of great feedback on these, plus some requests for follow up conversations. I'm always happy to talk with folks about figuring out the best way to make these ideas more specific, to…

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Five Components of a Great Digital Business – The Slides

I have done multiple public speaking events discussing the Five Components of a Great Digital Business - featuring material drawn from the Five Core Components series of posts plus other articles here on cazh1.com. Here's a link to the slides - I've had a lot of great feedback on these (... refreshing ... jargon-free ... makes the complex ideas simpler ... ), plus some requests for follow up conversations. I'm always happy to talk with folks about figuring out the…

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Five Under-Emphasized PowerPoint Best Practices

Catching up on old links that I wanted to comment on - here is a selection regarding some PowerPoint best practices, including five of my personal favorites that I don't often see in those ubiquitous articles / postings detailing the Secrets of Presentation Success ... Under-Emphasized PowerPoint Best Practices Never Embed Objects: I grew to dislike embedded objects years ago, when computers could barely handle the launch of an Excel instance from within Word, or Visio from within PowerPoint. This…

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Project Status Dashboards Best Practice (and a PowerPoint trick)

For a simple, easily understood indication of project or task status, nothing beats the Traffic Light metaphor (Red / Yellow / Green). My IT organization is putting together standards for Project Status indicators in our PMO application; an interesting series of discussions and emails around the assignment of those Green / Yellow / Red (GYR) status lights ... Words: What do we display on the screen? Green / Yellow / Red means ... Good / Fair / Poor? Hmm, nobody…

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Lighten Up, Francis – Loosen Up That PowerPoint

Ok, the next post will be my Best Practice hints on everybody's favorite insomnia cure - Corporate Presentations! But first, something fun - because I got a really good reaction on my latest attempt at lightening up the boring PowerPoint routine. In the presentation, this was my segue slide from slides to a live demonstration of some software. Everybody recognizes it in an instant, but I made some pretense to leave it up on the screen, so they could see…

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Build a Framework: Your chart junk is my roadmap / vision statement

I remember in the late 90's, seeing many examples of the little train of wedgies that folks used to characterize their business processes: I've used them myself (some of the above samples are mine, I'm comfortable in admitting it) - of course, I typically don't make this stuff up, I adapt from other examples, like everyone else. As I searched for a reasonable picture / schematic / "framework" for a "supply chain", I stumbled across what I believe to be…

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Powerpoint

Author's Note: This is by far the most popular post on my weblog - I've even been cited in Wikipedia! I appreciate all the traffic, and invite you to check out my other posts on presentations - including ... Five Under-Emphasized PowerPoint Best Practices Project Status Dashboards Best Practice (and a PowerPoint trick) Lighten Up, Francis - Loosen Up That PowerPoint Other popular categories on this site include Web 2.0 (wikis, blogs, and other things), the Business Value of IT,…

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