At MMS 2009 I started my presentation early because both the audience and myself were completely bored waiting for the official time to start the presentation. As a result I decided to change things up at MMS 2011 and introduce the concept of a PreShow presentation.

Borrowing (ok, stealing) from the motion picture industry I decided that for this year’s session at MMS to add a pre-show PowerPoint slide deck complete with a soundtrack. The goal was to keep the audience interested prior to the start of the presentation and feedback on it was positive. I was asked by a couple of people for details on the PreShow so here we go. These are the topics that we covered during the pre-show deck which ran prior to the actual presentation:

The soundtrack included the following songs which I highly recommend: