Friday, July 23, 2010

Why PowerPoint is Bad


There are a million examples of bad PowerPoint slides, but this one is special. Understanding why it's bad is like unraveling a Mobius Strip. Get to the end, and you're back at the beginning - kind of.


7 comments:

MGM said...

The worst bit is obviously the line "office 2010 is off to a great start"


I think it should be replaced with:
"Office 2010 should be taken out the back of the chemical sheds and shot"

Anonymous said...

Go to http://www.lillilooloo.com to see thousands of management consulting templates. Most are pretty good but many are like your Microsoft example - shocking.

Anonymous said...

Many managers think that complex issues can be shown on a single PowerPoint slide. Then, based on this simplified view, decisions are taken. I'm afraid that in some cases this is quite risky..

Management Advies said...

Sometimes being simple is very difficult!!!!

andrea said...

it not bad.. it depend upon the people who used power point.. power point is the most comfortable presentation..

Anonymous said...

Aw, just explain in excruciating detail why you hate it so much! It'll make my day!

Sameh Elamawy said...

If your a consultant, or have used PowerPoint in a team, then you gone through this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RetEX-6Qy3M

Friday, July 23, 2010