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Tuesday, June 15, 2021, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 7:45 pm

By Barrera Alcova

Microsoft PowerPoint has been the go-to expert tool for digital presentations for over three decades. It has been used and preferred by students, sales executives, senior directors, and everyone else for their day-to-day needs.

Although the software has been the industry pioneer, today, several other tools can offer you similar functionalities. Yet, for millions of users across the world, Microsoft PowerPoint continues to be the most popular digital tool to communicate their ideas efficiently.

PowerPoint Can Do Better

PowerPoint Can Do Better
Image: Conference speaker, from Freepik

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Monday, June 14, 2021, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 6:00 pm

By Barrera Alcova

Presentation skills are pretty critical today if you want to succeed at school or work. The ability to express your ideas clearly relies heavily on your familiarity with key software for creating presentations.

Undoubtedly, for a presentation to be successful, it should always be supported by excellent public speaking skills. However, it’s the visualization that people remember the most.

PowerPoint Tips for a Freshman Student

PowerPoint Tips for a Freshman Student
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Monday, June 7, 2021, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:30 am

Original content by AlexAnndra Ontra and James Ontra
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In the last part of this Presentation Management series of posts, we looked at how it could be beneficial to create short and memorable presentations to allow audiences to recollect your content better. In this part, we look at how stories for business presentations are not exactly like stories in a novel or even an autobiography. They are so much more visual.

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Thursday, June 3, 2021, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:30 am

Do you have a Word document, or have you received a Word document from someone, and now you need to create a PowerPoint presentation based on the content from the Word document?

Of course, you can copy and paste content as needed, or you could create a new PowerPoint presentation while continuously referring to the Word document, but what if there was a feature that lets you achieve this task with just a few clicks? Would such a feature be of interest to you?

There is indeed such a feature that Microsoft has introduced in Word and PowerPoint versions for the Web. Yes, these are the browser-based versions that you can access via your OneDrive or SharePoint accounts. In this quick video walkthrough, we are using OneDrive.


Do you have a Word document, or have you received a Word document from someone, and now you need to create a PowerPoint presentation based on the content from the Word document?
Export Word Documents to PowerPoint Slides


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Wednesday, May 19, 2021, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 7:30 am

If you came straight to this post, we have already covered getting started with the Synology DS920+ NAS device. Additionally, we have also installed the DSM operating system on the NAS. Now it’s time to set up the storage pool, a collection of two or more drives to store data.

You must make sure that you are signing in as the administrator of the NAS device. This is important if you have multiple accounts set up on the NAS. However, if you have just one account set up, that’s typically already an administrator account. Also, do note that in our case, this is a new Synology DS920+ NAS device, and no storage pool has been set up until now.

Once you log into the Synology DS920+, you’ll access the Main Menu button on the top-left of your screen, as shown highlighted in red within Figure 1, below.

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