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The ultra-paranoid guide to ensuring you’ve got your presentation slides.

Last week my wife successfully interviewed for a new teaching job. She had to teach a lesson and asked me for advice as to how to make sure she would definitely have the interactive whiteboard resources to hand.¬†That made me think about the lengths I’ve heard some people go to in order to ensure they have the slidedeck for their presentation…

I give you:¬†The Ultra-Paranoid Guide to Ensuring You’ve Got Your Presentation Slides

Slightly paranoid

  • Export slides to images
  • Email to self
  • Put on USB flash drive

Very paranoid

  • Export slides to images and PDF
  • Email to self
  • Put on two USB flash drives

Ultra paranoid

  • Export slides to images, PDF, and every version of PowerPoint/Keynote/OpenOffice.org Impress
  • Email to self (two separate accounts)
  • Add to Dropbox
  • Put on two USB flash drives (in separate places)
  • Print out large copies to stick to wall if all else fails

What have I missed? :-p

Image CC BY Rennett Stowe

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