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Screenshots: Five apps for creating presentations for a mobile workforce

Introduction

Unfortunately for many of us plying our trade in large enterprises, the presentation is something we often deride for being lackluster, all too familiar, and downright boring. That's a shame for two reasons: First, because effective communication is vital to a successful enterprise, and second, because it doesn't have to be that way.

Further complicating matters, enterprise structure is increasingly marked by a mobile and distant workforce, which can’t always be expected to physically attend a meeting where a presentation is on the agenda. The tools used to create and display a presentation must be able to cope with and adapt to this mobile environment.

Here is a list of five presentation apps that give you more and better tools to create an effective presentation for a mobile and distributed workforce. In fact, with some practice, you may find yourself creating something that is actually interesting.

Note: This gallery is also available as an article.


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About Mark Kaelin

Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.

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