Slidebean: Online presentation software

We’re seeing plenty of presentation tools pop up these days that offer easy, innovative alternatives to the traditional PowerPoint or the (dizzying) Prezi. In about 15 minutes, I was able to create this cool top ten list on Slidebean.

Although I’m not sure I’d rely on a web-based tool in my sessions because wifi can be unpredictable, I do love the simplicity of the interface.… Get the scoop...

Office for iPad: The good and the bad

This week Microsoft released its long-awaited versions of the most popular office apps for iPad: Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Tech bloggers, including yours truly, are generally very impressed, and it looks like Microsoft released apps worth using.

The lovely thing about the apps is that they’re very similar to the PC/Mac formats we all grew up with — the ribbon across the top, the views, the graphic options.… Get the scoop...

New Nerdy Session: So You Think You Can App!

SYTYCAYour Nerdy Best Friend is pleased to announce a new presentation: So You Think You Can App!

This session works in any industry because Beth surveys attendees before the event to get real-life questions from professionals in the trenches. Beth will work with the meeting organizer to invite and prepare the contestants, working to get a mix of personalities and perspectives for this energetic, crowd-pleasing, extra-practical session.… Get the scoop...