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Presentations and Graph Theory

Presentation management introduces a new, fundamental component to shared enterprise content. Slides are no longer isolated ducks in a row to be viewed once and then never again. They form a recorded history with their past and relationships with inheriting slides. A graph can be imagined in terms of a map. There are points of […]

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Presentations & Slides: Death by What?

The study of public speaking began in Greece well over two millennia ago. Discussions and debates in political assemblies, courts, and marketplaces demanded refined strategy for compelling larger audiences. To persuade people, early philosophers determined a combination of three core elements was necessary: credibility, logic, and emotional appeal. Today, presentations are an ubiquitous and anticipated […]

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Improving Content Deadline Success

Today, content deadlines are met virtually — handing off an important sales presentation, marketing agenda, or state of the industry report doesn’t require a printer and physical access to a desk or mailbox. Have it on my desk by 9 AM! – No one in recent history. Despite the modern marvel of content management technology, […]

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From PowerPoint to HTML

Presentation management shines most during the presentation development process where teams save thousands of hours per year because their content is at their fingertips. It’s not just the individual slides which are viewable and ready to be used; it’s the content within the slides and relevant metadata as well. Presentation management creates the difference between […]

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Education

A Child’s Garden of Videoconferencing Verses

Disclaimer: The factual accuracy of this article is highly debatable. Today, we’ll be exploring the ancient historical archives of important videoconferencing poetry. To begin, you may be familiar with this eloquent piece by none other than John George Nicolay. Boom boom boom,Rendezvous in my Zoom.Let us spend sixty minutes with a hard stop at noon. […]

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Education Guide Strategy

The Art of Selling

Working in sales is stressful and difficult, yet rewarding and very valuable. The skills one learns as a salesperson are applicable in any vertical and contribute to the wonderful phenomena of making money. Making money often requires a multi-step process with back-and-forth communication, introduction of new parties, and other tedious bureaucratic obstacles (read: problems). Ideally, […]

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Aligning Sales Intelligence and Assets

If you’re a salesperson, you may agree the greatest difficulty for sales is a lack of control. It’s not a problem specific to one business or even one vertical. It affects all sales teams in all industries and the biggest players in any field suffer from it as well. The Issues Validating Necessity It’s not […]

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Education Presentations Strategy

Delivering a Presentation that Doesn’t Exist

PowerPoint, Google Slides, and Keynote share similar limitations because they offer the same product: the ability to serialize (via XML, for example) a linear slide sequence and save it as a file. To deviate from the slide sequence during a presentation, you need to remember the location of the content you need, open a new […]

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Oiling the Sales Machine

For many businesses, the sales process is turbulent with unnecessary cat-and-mouse communication, allowing prospects to slip through the cracks. Today, working from home has further disrupted these delicate and poorly optimized processes. Sales teams are wasting time recreating content for many reasons, including: Lack of access to locally stored assets; Poor content management between people […]

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Functional Content

You’ve heard it before—”maximize content efficiency with content reuse.” LinkedIn visionaries and armchair professionals spout with confidence the power behind “making your content work for you.” If it were that simple, wouldn’t all businesses find success on the heels of their content strategy? The truth: Issues plaguing most content strategies are difficult to overcome and […]