Browse Definitions :
Definition

slideware

Slideware is an overarching term for a presentation program that facilitates the creation and implementation of content into the form of a digital slideshow. Every slideware product performs three basic functions: text editing, multimedia insertion and broadcast display formatting.

The popularity of slideware is increasing as the use of visuals is proven to increase the audience's ability to resonate with and retain information. Organizations have been tailoring slideware programs into useful sources of information such as marketing collateral, internal business meeting aids and customer-facing documents. However, it is also becoming more vital to avoid death by PowerPoint, caused by the tendency of insecure speakers to overuse or misuse presentation software.

Types of slideware can range in functionality and price, making it crucial for companies to choose a solution that best fits their needs. Examples of different slideware features that may be necessary to consider are the ability to have multiple contributors to one presentation, the ability to stream slideshows or the ability to implement interactive elements.

Examples of slideware products:

  • Microsoft PowerPoint (a part of Microsoft Office)
  • Google Slides
  • Prezi
  • Apple Keynote
  • Zoho Show
  • Adobe Spark
  • Canva
This was last updated in October 2018

Continue Reading About slideware

SearchCompliance

  • compliance risk

    Compliance risk is an organization's potential exposure to legal penalties, financial forfeiture and material loss, resulting ...

  • information governance

    Information governance is a holistic approach to managing corporate information by implementing processes, roles, controls and ...

  • enterprise document management (EDM)

    Enterprise document management (EDM) is a strategy for overseeing an organization's paper and electronic documents so they can be...

SearchSecurity

  • information security (infosec)

    Information security, often shortened to infosec, is the practice, policies and principles to protect data and other kinds of ...

  • denial-of-service attack

    A denial-of-service (DoS) attack is a security event that occurs when an attacker makes it impossible for legitimate users to ...

  • user authentication

    User authentication verifies the identity of a user attempting to gain access to a network or computing resource by authorizing a...

SearchHealthIT

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • risk mitigation

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a business.

  • call tree

    A call tree is a layered hierarchical communication model that is used to notify specific individuals of an event and coordinate ...

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

    Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide ...

SearchStorage

  • cloud storage

    Cloud storage is a service model in which data is transmitted and stored on remote storage systems, where it is maintained, ...

  • cloud testing

    Cloud testing is the process of using the cloud computing resources of a third-party service provider to test software ...

  • storage virtualization

    Storage virtualization is the pooling of physical storage from multiple storage devices into what appears to be a single storage ...

Close