Top 5 MVP Monday Blogs of 2014

  1. Calendar Federation with an Exchange Hybrid    Office 365 MVP Loryan Strant and Exchange Server MVP Michael Van Horenbeeck In this blog post Exchange Server MVP Michael Van Horenbeeck and Office 365 MVP Loryan Strant will attempt to bridge the divide between the on-premises world and the cloud – and why sometimes it doesn’t always work as we…


PowerPoint and Excel: Perfect Partners for Dynamic Tables and Dashboards

Editor’s note: The following post was written by PowerPoint MVP Glenna Shaw PowerPoint and Excel: Perfect Partners for Dynamic Tables and Dashboards PowerPoint 2010 and PowerPoint 2013 introduced improvements to a lot of features, but sadly PowerPoint Tables was not one of them (and I can say the same for Word Tables). In both apps, pretty…


PowerPoint 2013: Visualizations Part 5: Combining Infographics to Tell a Story

In the first four parts of this series we covered how to create infographics using existing, enhanced and new features in PowerPoint 2013. In this, the final article in the series, we’ll discuss how to combine the infographics we created to tell a cohesive story. We’ll also cover a few more techniques not previously mentioned….


PowerPoint 2013: Visualizations Part 4: Infographics in Motion with Animations, Transitions, Interactivity and Screen Zoom

Editor’s note: The following post was written by PowerPoint MVP Glenna Shaw PowerPoint 2013: Visualizations Part 4: Infographics in Motion with Animations, Transitions, Interactivity and Screen Zoom In the first three parts of this series we covered the creation of infographics. This part shows you how to use PowerPoint 2013 features to add motion and…


PowerPoint 2013: Visualizations Part 3: Creating Infographics with SmartArt and Apps for Office

Editor’s Note:The following post was written by PowerPoint MVP Glenna Shaw. PowerPoint 2013: Visualizations Part 3: Creating Infographics with SmartArt and Apps for Office In the previous two parts of this series, we discussed creating infographics specifically from data.  But infographics is not only about numerical data.  By definition, infographics is the graphical representation of…


Powerpoint 2013: Visualizations Part 2: Creating Data Infographics with Charts and Graphs

Editor’s note: The following post was written by PowerPoint MVP Glenna Shaw PowerPoint 2013: Visualizations Part 2: Creating Data Infographics with Charts and Graphs In Part 1 of this series, we discussed creating data infographics using shapes. In this part we’ll take the next step and use the features of PowerPoint 2013’s charting tools to…


PowerPoint 2013: Visualizations

  PowerPoint 2013: Visualizations Part 1: Creating Data Infographics with Shapes We’ve all sat through presentations that contain slide after slide of charts and graphs.  The chart may be well designed and clearly display the data, but still, all it’s displaying is the data in relational context. Either the speaker or the audience or both…


PowerPoint 2010 and Excel 2010: Perfect Partners for Connecting Data to Presentations and Dashboards

Editor’s note: The following post was written by PowerPoint MVP Glenna Shaw So maybe you’ve read my article on PowerPoint 2010 and Excel 2010: Perfect Partners for a Digital Dashboard and created a really great dashboard or you’ve got a really important presentation with a lot of charts.  And now it’s time to update the…


Wow! SkyDrive is Really Colorful!

Editor’s Note: The following MVP Monday post is by PowerPoint MVP Glenna Shaw.   Wow! SkyDrive is Really Colorful! Now how do I find my stuff? SkyDrive has a whole new look and feel that’s colorful and attractive, but your first reaction seeing it may be the same as mine, “Wow, that’s cool, but how…