Most people who’ve endured a terrible PowerPoint presentation will have experienced boredom, followed by frustration, then anger that it took up an hour – or possibly even more – of their lives that they will never get back.

So why, in the age of the internet and millions of digital images, do slide presentations seem to belong to an older, duller decade?

And what can the businesspeople of the future do to jazz up their presentations and leave their audiences feeling a little less like zombies?