Business intelligence strategy

PowerPoint Homework
Project Description:
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.
Instructions:
For the purpose of grading the project you are required to perform the following tasks:
Step Instructions
Points
Possible
1 Start PowerPoint. Download and open the file named LastName_AppCap_BI_Strategy.pptx,
rename the file with your LastName_AppCap_BI_Strategy.pptx 1.000
2 Format the background of Slide 1 with the pAppCap_Blocks.jpg picture from the downloaded
project files. Apply bold to the subtitle and change the font size to 32. 1.000
3
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 pAppCap_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.
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4
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 to
Blue, Accent 2, Lighter 40% and then change the font color to White, Background 1.
Note, depending upon the Office version used, the shape effect name may be Circle.
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5
On Slide 3, change the slide Layout to Content with Caption. In the content placeholder, from
the files downloaded with this project, insert pAppCap_Paper.jpg. Apply the first Reflection
picture effect—Tight Reflection: Touching.
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6
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).
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7
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:
Improved performance
Timely, accurate data
Informed decisions
Accurate forecasting
Easy to use
Available to everyone
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8
On Slide 4, in the placeholder on the right, insert an Online Picture of a blue puzzle piece.
Note, alternatively, search for an image in a web browser, and then download and insert a
relevant image from the results. Set the height of the image to 3″. Align it to the middle of the
slide. Enter the Alt Text Title of the picture as blue puzzle piece (no period).
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9 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. 4.000
Office 2016 – Instructions PPT Project
2 Current_Instruction.docx
Step Instructions
Points
Possible
10
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.
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11
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.
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12
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.
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13
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.
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14 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. 3.000
15
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. On the thumbnail pane,
between Slides 5 and 6, add a section, and rename it Data and Information.
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16
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:
B1: Oregon
B2: 12.2
B3: 14.5
B4: 11.9
B5: 17.6
In column C enter:
C1: Colorado
C2: 17.5
C3: 19.2
C4: 18.6
C5: 22.4
In column D enter:
D1: California
D2: 6.5
D3: 8.7
D4: 10.6
D5: 11.3
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17 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. 4.000
Office 2016 – Instructions PPT Project
3 Current_Instruction.docx
Step Instructions
Points
Possible
18
On Slide 8, select the picture. Recolor the picture with Preset—Turquoise, Accent color 1
Light. Apply a picture border with a 3 pt. weight. Set the picture border color to Turquoise,
Accent 1, Darker 25%.
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19 On Slide 8, insert the audio file pAppCap_Whoosh.wav from the downloaded project files. Set
the volume to Medium, check Hide During Show, and then set to Start Automatically. 5.000
20
On Slide 9, in the content placeholder, insert a table with 3 columns and 3 rows. Type the
following text in the table.
Column 1:
Business Intelligence Implementation
Analytic Tools
Performance Management
Column 2:
Year 1 Milestones
Data Warehouse
Business Intelligence Portal
Column 3:
Year 2 Milestones
Data Visualization
Dashboards and Scorecards
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21 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. 3.000
22
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.
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23
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).
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24 In the slide thumbnails, select Slides 3 and 10. Apply a solid fill background color—Turquoise,
Accent 3, Lighter 40%. 2.000
25
On Slide 10, in the blank content area, insert a WordArt using Fill: Black, Text color 1; Outline:
White, Background color 1; Hard Shadow: White, Background color 1. 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.
Note: Depending upon the Office version used, the style name may be Fill – Black, Text 1,
Outline – Background 1, Hard Shadow – Background 1.
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26 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, Turquoise, Accent 1 and weight of 3 pt. 5.000
27
On Slide 10, on the title placeholder, apply the Faded Zoom entrance effect animation.
Note, depending upon the version of Office you are using, the animation name may be Zoom.
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Office 2016 – Instructions PPT Project
4 Current_Instruction.docx
Step Instructions
Points
Possible
28 Create a Custom Slide Show and name it Winning Strategy with Slides 1, 4, 9, 10 (in that
order). 3.000
29 To all of the slides in the presentation, apply the Page Curl transition, and then change the
Effect Options to Single Left. 5.000
30 Save the presentation. Close PowerPoint. Upload the presentation as back into blackboard,
same location as where you got the files. 0.000

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