5 ways to automate PowerPoint reports with SlideGen [Video demos]

In this blog post, we're excited to unveil some of the ingenious ways our customers are using SlideGen

March 21, 2024
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Ever found yourself drowning in the repetitive, time-consuming task of crafting Market Research PowerPoint reports? We've been there too. At Indico Labs, we know the pain first-hand – the endless cycle of sifting through data, extracting insights, and tediously updating slides. It's a drain on resources and creativity alike.

Say hello to SlideGen – our answer to the Market Researcher's woes. Our mission? To revolutionise the report-making process, making it not only more efficient but dare we say, enjoyable.

In this blog post, we're excited to unveil some of the ingenious ways our customers are using SlideGen to streamline their workflow and elevate their presentations. So buckle up, because we're about to dive into the future of Market Research reporting.

1. Make Global reporting a breeze

Ever faced the daunting task of creating reports for multiple international markets? It's enough to make anyone break a sweat. But fear not. SlideGen is here to simplify the process with its nifty "switch data" feature – your passport to effortless report generation.

Say goodbye to the days of painstakingly copying data from Excel to PowerPoint. With SlideGen, you can streamline your workflow by setting up a single master report and effortlessly refreshing it for each country. No more room for human error, and certainly no more wasted time.

In this next video, we'll walk you through a practical example, showcasing how SlideGen takes the hassle out of populating international PowerPoint decks. From the initial title slide to the meaty data slides, see first-hand how SlideGen makes global reporting a walk in the park.

2. Streamline appendix sections and top-line reports

We understand the struggle of being submerged in the laborious task of producing endless slides for an appendix section or top-line summary reports. Clients often demand a chart for every data cut, leading to hours spent on slides that seem to offer minimal value.

Imagine, an experienced researcher spending days meticulously crafting a 100-slide appendix section, all while valuable time slips away from delivering actionable insights. But fear not – SlideGen has your back.

With our "repeat slide" feature, simply set up a slide once, and with just a couple of clicks, watch as it effortlessly replicates across all your tables and banner groups.

But wait, it gets better. Some of our customers are raving about how these chart libraries produced in SlideGen have become their go-to starting point for new reports, enabling them to visually explore the data and uncover compelling stories.

Intrigued? Let's dive into how SlideGen is revolutionising the way you approach appendix sections and top-line summaries.

3. Energise your Market Research trackers

Whether you're a fan or not, tracking studies are an essential part of the Market Research landscape. But let's face it – updating these studies wave after wave can feel like a never-ending chore.

Instead of tediously updating your reports manually, why not set them up once in SlideGen and effortlessly swap out the data with each new wave? It's a game-changer.

By automating this process, you not only save precious time but also give your profit margins a healthy boost. Now, that's what I call a win-win situation.

In this video, we'll guide you through refreshing a simple tracker using SlideGen, shedding light on what we mean by "simple" and how SlideGen can revolutionise your tracking studies. Get ready to witness the magic!

4. Take back control: Interim to final reports

Let's talk about time management – a precious commodity in the world of Market Research. Picture this: you're juggling multiple projects, all reaching critical reporting stages simultaneously and there is nothing you can do about it.

With SlideGen, you can seize control of your schedule. Instead of waiting for everything to kick-off, why not get ahead of the game? Prepare interim reports using the available data and SlideGen's intuitive interface.

Using the "switch data" feature, you can seamlessly update those interim reports with final data as soon as it's ready. No more scrambling at the last minute to put together reports for multiple clients.

But wait, there's more! By completing your quality checks and ironing out any kinks in table production during the interim phase, you'll ensure smooth sailing when crunch time hits.

So, let's reclaim your time and revolutionise your workflow with SlideGen. Your future self will thank you!

5. Simplify concept tests and repeatable reports

Let's talk about simplifying your workload. Reports with repeatable sections can be a bit of a headache, right? Whether it's concept tests, ad tests, or pack tests, the structure often stays the same across different sections.

With SlideGen's handy "repeat slide" feature, you can say goodbye to manual repetition. Just set up your slides for one section, and with a few clicks, SlideGen will replicate the format for the rest. It's that easy.

Want to see it in action? Check out our video for some inspiration on how SlideGen can streamline your workflow and save you time on those repetitive tasks.

As we wrap up our journey through the power of SlideGen, we hope you're feeling as inspired as we are about the possibilities it offers for transforming your Market Research reporting. From simplifying global reporting to energising your trackers and concept tests, SlideGen is here to revolutionise the way you work.

Ready to take the leap and experience the benefits first-hand? Sign up to SlideGen today and witness the magic for yourself. Say goodbye to tedious manual tasks and hello to streamlined, efficient reporting.

Your reports will thank you. Get started with SlideGen now and elevate your reporting game to new heights.