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PowerPoint is the devil...being somewhat facetious but why are some so dependent on it? So much better to have a meaningful conversation/ whiteboard session and only use slides as backup/for details

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PowerPoint offers reading, reference, and archived material. It is not typical for high-agility situations. It is for formal presentation and aggregation and organization of thoughts and methods. I despise the pickiness and individual stylistic preferences of PowerPoint and the overemphasis on aesthetics over function, but I fully understand it’s usefulness.

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I use whiteboard to solve problems. PowerPoint steers conversation and/or presents solution. Best to keep both as valuable tools in your arsenal

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It's a tool for communication. Use it for when it is effective, and know it's limits and keep it in the quiver when it won't be helpful. Different tools for different purposes.

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That's why

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You might be describing the camel and they want the horse. While whiteboarding is a tool that works, not everyone is good at it.

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Amazon does without it

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Yep. 6 pages memo distributed prior to meetings that people take 30 min to read within the meeting room before starting any discussion.

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PowerPoint is weak and huge waste of time. But, our industry likes it... So keep on truckin

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