Save your PowerPoint presentation as a show

June 12, 2006

Save your PowerPoint presentation as a show – Lifehacker

If you want to really impress people with your PowerPoint, save the file as a .pps

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Powerpoint: Compress and Optimize Presentations (ppt) to Decrease Size

June 12, 2006

Tech-Recipes.com – Powerpoint: Compress and Optimize Presentations (ppt) to Decrease Size

Powerpoint will save pictures in a poorly compressed format by default. By asking powerpoint to compress these pictures, you can optimize your presentations more efficently. With this decreased size you can email them and transport them easily.


Want to kill a project? Keep quiet about problems, study finds

June 9, 2006

Want to kill a project? Keep quiet about problems, study finds

June 07, 2006 (Computerworld) — SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Failing to initiate “crucial conversations” may be the single biggest cause of project failure, according to preliminary findings of an ongoing study on project management.

The study, being conducted by Vital Smarts Inc., a Provo, Utah-based training firm, found that project managers’ inability to talk to people about five often-occurring negative situations frequently leads to failure. The preliminary findings were made public here yesterday at Delivering Project Excellence, a conference for project managers.