Saturday, July 5, 2008

Toyota and the secret of innovation

James Surowiecki wrote a wonderful article in the New Yorker explaining why he thinks Toyota is one of the best examples of innovative company.

Worth reading it.

Sample slides by Garr Reynolds

The following presentation from Garr Reynolds (author of PresentationZen) has a lot of insights on how to produce effective visual presentations:

BrainRules: how to make effective presentations

There is a wonderful post on PresentationZen about the rules that we should follow when building an effective presentation not sticking to the PowerPoint style (text-based bullet lists ... you know what I mean).

It's based on the work of Prof. Medina who created the BrainRules site.

You have to take a look at it!