Here is a simple way to understand what Digital Transformation is all about. This entire animation was created in PowerPoint.
You can download the PPTX file from here.
It is a short, 22 seconds animation. The concept is simple. We must map technology features to improve business and / or create new opportunities. Often there is a gap between what business needs and what IT has to offer. It is not a competence problem. It is a communication gap.
Those who like PowerPoint will find many useful techniques used here. These include: Morph, creative use of gradients, use of the right transition, animation. The image on the last slide was found using Design In PowerPoint. The tag clouds (word clouds) were created using https://wordart.com
This article consists of a video and a macro. PowerPoint Jigsaw Creator works on any picture. First step is to split the picture into random pieces and second step is to put those pieces in random position. Then you can use Morph to create a nice effect where the pieces of the puzzle automatically fit in and create an amazing effect like this…
Here is an interesting way to learn two things in one go. While creating the Power BI course for UDEMY, I created lot of explanatory videos. One of the DAX functions which is difficult to understand is the RELATEDTABLE function. So here is a dual video which explains DAX RelatedTable animation. 8 minutes.
Amazing presentation with few clicks using PowerPoint Morph
PowerPoint Morph is a revolutionary feature. It eliminates the need for complex animation. Technically speaking, PowerPoint Morph is a transition, but in reality it can be widely used a subtitute/enhancement for complex animation. At the time of publishing this post, only Office Insiders have access to this feature. But no harm in learning the concept anyway. It will be released soon for all Office 365 customers.
Watch this 12 minute video to know all about it.
Here is an example of how PowerPoint Morph can be used.
I posted this blog article about flying a plane using PowerPoint few days back.
Just realized that all the effort I put in to animate that thing is not necessary!
The new Morph feature makes it possible with few clicks.
This feature is a part of Office Insider program. It is like the beta version of next update to Office.
Even if you may not have this feature right now, it is worth seeing how much Microsoft is trying to make our lives easier. It is just a video this time. No detailed steps (because most customers do not have it yet).
Just finished a one-week tour of New Zealand. Covered 20 customers and 1100+ users. During the session for Air New Zealand, I promised them that I will write a blog about how to make a plane fly using two simple yet powerful PowerPoint features: Remove Background and Motion Path. Watch the video. I have also put detailed instructions below.
This is a common requirement. From drawing board to finished product or from a sketch to a real building. Let me show you how to do this with just the finished product image. Simple, but extremely impressive. It also shows the effort involved in converting an idea into reality. (Reading time 3 min, Practice time 12 min)
This is applicable only if you have installed Office 365 Pro Plus version of Office 2013. It is a great new feature which will help you create annotated, self running presentations – which can be used as training material. Here is how you do it.
Yes – I am starting with a recap. There is so much you can do with Videos in PowerPoint (2010 onwards), that it will require many articles. In this article, I will explain ALL that you can do with videos. Later we will cover specific features in-depth.
In one word you can do “EVERYTHING” with a video that you can do with a picture or a shape. That is immensely sophisticated yet very easy to do …