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Microsoft PowerPoint – Organisation Charts

Are they really that difficult?

Sue got in touch with me as she had been asked to create and maintain the “organograms” for the company she works for. It is a large multi-national organisation with plants all over the world, so the charts would be quite complex.

“I’ve no experience of using Microsoft PowerPoint and my colleagues are telling me that modifications to an existing chart are a nightmare”.

That didn’t match up with my experience of working with Organisation Charts in PowerPoint, so we arranged a session together to explore the possibilities.

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Taming Windows 8

For most people, the operating system that they use is merely a method to reach the application programs that they want to use.  It is the DVD player.  All they want to do is watch Pirates of the Caribbean.  (Other movie franchises are available!).

When Microsoft released Windows 8, it was clearly aimed at Smartphones and Tablets.  With Tiles to launch programs and features for Touch and Swipe, it is well suited for those devices.

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