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In this project, you will apply skills you practiced from the Objectives in PowerPoint Chapters 1 through 8. You will develop a presentation that Bill Simpson, Vice President of Strategic Planning, will show at a corporate retreat; the presentation will summarize the company’s plans to implement a business intelligence strategy.
Open the file Student_PowerPoint_Capstone1_BI_Strategy.pptx downloaded with this project.
Format the background of Slide 1 with the pAppCap1_Blocks.jpg picture from the downloaded project files. Apply bold to the subtitle and change the font size to 32.
In Slide Master view, on the Title and Content Layout slide, insert a Rectangle shape at 5.5 inches on the right half of the horizontal ruler and 1.5 inches on the lower half of the vertical ruler. Change the height to 0.5 and the width to 1.0 inches. From the files downloaded with this project, insert the picture pAppCap1_Hand.jpg as the shape fill. Change the shape outline to the Standard color Dark Blue. Change the shape outline weight to 2 ¼ pt. Close the Slide Master.
On Slide 2, in the content placeholder, center the paragraph, increase the font size to 32, and then apply Bold and Italic. Change the line spacing of the content placeholder text to 1.5. Format the placeholder with the first Bevel shape effect—Round. Change the shape fill color using the fourth color in the sixth column and then change the font color to White, Background 1—the first color in the first column.
Note, depending upon the Office version used, the shape effect name may be Circle.
On Slide 3, change the slide Layout to Content with Caption. In the content placeholder, from the files downloaded with this project, insert pAppCap1_Paper.jpg. Apply the first Reflection picture effect—Tight Reflection: Touching.
On Slide 3, merge the four triangle shapes using Union. In the Notes pane, type Data proliferation has become a major problem for business and government. (including the period). Insert a new slide with the Two Content layout. On the inserted slide, type and center the slide title Benefits of Business Intelligence (no period).
On Slide 4, in the content placeholder on the left, type the following six list items and then change the font size to 28 and apply Numbering:
Timely, accurate data
Easy to use
Available to everyone
On Slide 4, in the placeholder on the right, insert an online picture of a blue puzzle piece. Alternatively, search Bing.com/images for puzzle piece, then download and insert the image. Set the height of the image to 3″. Align it to the middle of the slide. Enter the Alt Text description of the picture as blue puzzle piece
On Slide 4, at the end of 1. Improved performance, add the comment: 15% projected improvement (no period). Apply the Float In entrance effect to the numbered list.
On Slide 5, in the content placeholder, insert the Process type SmartArt graphic Segmented Process. Change the color to Colored Fill – Accent 2, and then apply the 3-D Inset style. Hide the background graphics on Slide 5 only.
On Slide 5, in the SmartArt, in the top, dark blue Text rectangle, type Data and then click in the Text placeholder below and to the left. Type Analyze and then click in the Text placeholder to the right. Type Synthesize.
On Slide 5, in the middle of the SmartArt graphic, click the dark blue shape. Type Information and then click in the Text placeholder below and to the left. Type Insight and then click in the Text placeholder to the right. Type Experience
On Slide 5, in the SmartArt, in the last dark blue shape, type Intelligence and then click in the Text placeholder below and to the left. Type Competitive Advantage and then click in the Text placeholder to the right. Type Increased Market Share
On Slide 5, animate the SmartArt by applying the Wipe entrance effect with Effect Options set to From Top. Change the start option so that the SmartArt animation begins After Previous.
Insert a Section Header slide after Slide 5. On the Section Header slide, add the title Data and Information and the subtitle Front Range Action Sports In the thumbnail pane, between Slides 5 and 6, add a section, and rename it Data and Information
On Slide 7, in the content placeholder, insert a Clustered Bar chart. In the worksheet, enter the following data in column A:
A2: Year 1
A3: Year 2
A4: Year 3
A5: Year 4
In column B enter:
In column C enter:
In column D enter:
On Slide 7, apply Chart Style 7, and then remove the Chart Title element. Change the Chart Legend to the Right. Animate the chart by applying the Fly In entrance effect.
On Slide 8, select the picture. Recolor the picture with Preset—Turquoise, Accent color 1 Light—second column, third row. Apply a picture border with a 3 pt. weight. Set the picture border color using the fifth color in the fifth column.
On Slide 8, insert the audio file pAppCap1_Whoosh.wav from the downloaded project files. Set the volume to Medium, check Hide During Show, and then set to Start Automatically.
On Slide 9, in the content placeholder, insert a table with 3 columns and 3 rows. Type the following text in the table.
Business Intelligence Implementation
Year 1 Milestones
Business Intelligence Portal
Year 2 Milestones
Dashboards and Scorecards
On Slide 9, apply the Light Style 2 – Accent 2 table style to the table, and then set the table height to 4.2″. Distribute the table rows.
On Slide 9, to the first row, apply the first Cell Bevel effect—Round. Change the font size of all of the table text to 28. Center all of the text in the table horizontally and vertically.
Note, depending upon the Office version used, the effect name may be Circle.
On Slide 9, in the title placeholder, select Business Intelligence, insert a hyperlink to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_intelligence and add the ScreenTip, Business Intelligence Definition (no period).
Select Slides 3 and 10. Apply a solid fill background color using the fourth color in the seventh column.
On Slide 10, in the blank content area, insert a WordArt using the third style in the second column. Select the WordArt text, press ENTER two times, and then type Business Intelligence Insert the picture pAppCap_Hand.jpg from the downloaded project files as a shape fill.
On Slide 10, resize the WordArt to height 2.0 and width 6.6. Align Center and Middle. To the WordArt, apply a shape outline using the first color in the fifth column and weight of 3 pt.
On Slide 10, on the title placeholder, apply the Zoom entrance effect animation.
Create a Custom Slide Show and name it Winning Strategy with Slides 1, 4, 9, 10 (in that order).
To all of the slides in the presentation, apply the Page Curl transition, and then change the Effect Options to Single Left.
Insert a Header & Footer for the Notes and Handouts. Include the Date and time updated automatically, the Page number, and a Footer with the text BI_Strategy
Save and close the file, and then submit for grading.
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