Microsoft prototyping with PowerPoint

What does Windows, Windows Live, Internet Explorer, Home Server and Expression Blend all have in common? Believe it or not, PowerPoint played a role in the design process. The productivity application where you and I might just make slideshows is also becoming a popular prototyping tool inside Microsoft.At the “Expression around the clock” event in […]

What does Windows, Windows Live, Internet Explorer, Home Server and Expression Blend all have in common? Believe it or not, PowerPoint played a role in the design process. The productivity application where you and I might just make slideshows is also becoming a popular prototyping tool inside Microsoft.

At the “Expression around the clock” event in Seoul, Manuel Clement gave a talk about wireframe prototyping with Office PowerPoint 2007. Manuel is a lead of XDR (Experience, Design & Research) at Microsoft Design - the group responsible for design of Windows (7) and Windows Live. Simply put, XDR is taking over where MSX, the former Windows design team, left off. Thus, you bet I’ll be watching them very closely.

View: Wireframe-Protoyping Using Powerpoint 2007

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Microsoft, Prototype, PowerPoint