Death by PowerPoint – Giving better presentations

Take yourself back to that day in the mid eighties, in some smokey, Silicon Valley room where some developers were coming up with the ideas for a new application to help people do presentations. I don’t think on the blackboard of brainstormed thoughts was “death by PowerPoint”. We’ve forgotten why PowerPoint was created, to help you…

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Hallelujah! beta 1 gets a face lift

Today the beta 1 technical refresh got released internally and it looks great 🙂 First impressions New look is nicely polished.  This really does look the business now. Its fast.  The live previews are stunning. Galleries are more extensive and rich More robust and stable generally Outlook seems faster, more stable and search is well…

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Blogcast: Intro to the Office 12 user interface

Sometimes its better to show than to tell so I thought I’d have a go at recording one of my demos of the new user interface in Office 12.  It is recorded with only 16 colours so it will look a lot nicer in real life.  I’m attaching the spreadsheet that I used in the excel 12…

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