This idea is so simple, effective and easy to implement, that you just have to hit the share button and let as many colleagues as possible know about it.
What it is: Shakespeak is a plugin for PowerPoint (Keynote coming soon) that enables the audience to vote on your slide content.
What makes it quite nice is that you can vote via Twitter or SMS.
A big plus, as they put it, is the ease of use:
It takes a 20-second software download and a toolbar gets automatically integrated in your
From here the presenter can start adding votes, run a test session and in the end go live
No on-site support is requested, although Shakespeak does offer this additional service to
those users that indicate that their presentation carry a heavy load of interest.
It was developed here in Europe by some talented Dutch guys. I loved the way they approached death by Powerpoint by keeping the privacy of the vote.
It is free to use for sessions with up to 20 participants so give it a whirl and let me know what you think.
Shakespeak - Voting tool for Presentations