Friday, March 10, 2006

How Social Software Beats Slideware

Here's a great essay on how social software beats slideware in software companies.
Corporate development organizations are taking the "presentation", which might work for sales pitches and conference talks (and is based on a method that worked for briefing bomber pilots), and, by emailing versions of the damn thing back and forth, turning it into a tool for interfering with management understanding of complicated things.
As the following slide shows, PowerPoint is evil.

(Via Doc Searls.)

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