The most common tool used by (corporate and government) decision-makers to show structured arguments is, of course, PowerPoint. And because no single "argument template" is appropriate, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better one.

see also Ninja Tools for Meetings

Joi: "You get up. They cue up a random presentation. You ad lib it." Morbid fascination here; same part of the brain that urges me to sprint through traffic.

Presentation Zen
"blog on issues related to professional presentation design"

See for example No excuse for tedium: Advice on giving technical presentations.

ok i'm sorta spoiled
My boss is handing out copies of Tufte's "The Cognitive Style of Powerpoint" to everyone in our group. Pretty subversive given that our company is built on slides.

the pyramid principle
Book about writing - both documents and presentations - by a woman who used to teach the subject at McKinsey.
(cheap enough at amazon uk that it might actually be worth buying)

visual language
Make better slides.

PowerPoint Is Evil
by Edward Tufte

This is Lukas Bergstrom's weblog. You can also find me on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Tech
Crowdsourcing, RSS, Open, Business, Storage, Energy, Data, Security, Automobile, Android, Social, Collaboration, Web analytics, Mobile, Product Management, barcamp, PIM, Development, Hardware, s60, Wearables, AI, Medical, MacOS, a11y, WRX, Audio, Net, OS, Visual, Web, Javascript, Shopping

Other
Housing, Bicycling, NYC, Sports, Minnesota, Life hacks, CrowdFlower, Personal care, Games, Statistics, Activism, Law, Podcasts, Quizzes, Boston, Friday, Clothes, California, Feminism, Politik, History, Transportation, Berlin, Agriculture, Travel, Toys, Geography, Food & Drink, L.A., San Francisco, Video, Surfing

Music
House, Streams, Reviews, Business, Boston, Hip-hop, Mixes, Musicians, Mp3s, Good tracks, Mailing lists, Lyrics, Events, Shopping, Making, History, L.A., Booking, Videos, Labels

People
Health, ADD, Exercise, Enemies, Me, Family, Buddhism, Gossip, Vocations, Stories, Languages, Subcultures, Life hacks, Weblogs, MOTAS, Meditation, Working with, Heroes, Friends

Arts
Comix, iPad bait, Events, Rhetoric, Literature, Visual, Desktop wallpaper bait, Animation, Movies, Spoken Word, Poetry, Burning Man, Outlets, Sculpture, Humor

Commerce
Shopping, IP Law, Non-profit, Macroeconomics, Microfinance, Web, International Development, Real Estate, Personal services, Management consulting, Taxes, Investing, Marketing and CRM, Insurance, Personal finance

Design
Presentations, User experience, Tools, Algorithmic, Cool, Furniture, Web, Process, Architecture, Data visualization, Type, IA

Science
Physics, Zoology, Cognition, Environment, Psychology, Networks, Statistics and Data

Travel
Vagabond '08, Kingdom of Siam, Kenya, Uganda

Photos
Moblog, Photos I Wish I'd Taken, Friends

Philosophy
Mind

One Acre Fund

Mathematics

Internet classic

Subscribe to this site's rss feed

I'm also on Mastodon