Yes, people who think that it's okay to put 100 graphs on one slide do exist. Learn from these examples how not to make PowerPoint slides for your next big meeting.
The world's worst PowerPoint presentations
By Sarah Jacobsson Purewal | PC World
Published 16:11, 23 August 10
What not to do with your business presentation
Are you a digital business bozo? Nine mistakes that will drive customers away
Mistakes for tech start-ups to avoid
11 post-holiday checklist tips for CIOs
As the holiday period ends, it's a good time for your IT chief to undertake some of those long put-off tasks.
Female CFOs on the FTSE 100
Out of the UK's top 100 public companies, just eight have female finance chiefs
Convoluted flow charts? Tacky, out-of-focus graphics? Huge blocks of text? Welcome to PowerPoint Hell. Most of you have probably had to make a PowerPoint presentation, so you probably know the basic PowerPoint rules: Use a lot of bullet points. Don't overdo the text. Avoid multimedia excesses. Etcetera.
It might seem like pretty basic stuff to you, oh PowerPoint Guru, but unfortunately it's not so obvious to some other people. We took a stroll through the PowerPoint presentation-sharing site, Slideshare.net, and found a scarily large number of really bad PowerPoint presentations. Here are some of the worst (or should we say best?) ones of the bunch.