Accurate Design Ideas-like Timeline; Issue #424 October 2 2018

In a previous newsletter I showed an example of how PowerPoint’s Design Ideas feature (last week Microsoft changed the name from Designer to Design Ideas) can create a visual from a bullet list of dates for events. Here is the example it created. I like the idea of...

Showing the timing of steps in a project; Slide Makeover #90

When reviewing the key steps in a project or initiative, the audience needs to quickly understand the timing of each step so they can make decisions. This makeover shows how you can use a data-driven Gantt chart instead of a bulleted list of dates. You can also view...

Download free Timelines & Calendars; Issue #371 August 30, 2016

One of the categories of messages that I discuss in my book Select Effective Visuals is a relationship over time. Whenever you are creating a visual that represents time periods, it is important that the time periods be accurately represented. If the time periods,...