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How to Use Metadata in SharePoint

Using metadata in SharePoint is an effective way to keep your content organized and accessible by your team. In this article, we discuss what metadata is, why you should use it, and provide tangible examples and best practices. In addition, we’ll provide specific...

Get Started with Libraries

Creating a Library What are TeamSlide libraries? A library is a container for content (slides, images, videos) that primarily defines its access rights. Additionally, a library can be used in TeamSlide to filter search results and modify search relevancy. 1....

Create a Collection to Insert Slides Together

At times, you may want to group slides so that they will be inserted into your presentation together. Examples include legal slides or mini-stories that require a few slides to communicate like a company introduction or product screenshots. To address this use case,...

Manually Upload Content to TeamSlide

If connecting to a content management system is not an option, you may decide to manually upload content to TeamSlide. In this article, we'll describe how you can do this in the TeamSlide Web Portal. Login to the TeamSlide Web Portal.In the main menu, click Batch...

How to Change a Replication Folder Path

Once you've established a replication task, making specific folders searchable in TeamSlide, you may find that the folder path has changed. Let's walk through how to edit the folder path so that TeamSlide can reconnect to your content. Log into your TeamSlide Web...

I Updated My Content but It Isn’t Showing in TeamSlide

If you've recently added new content to your content management system, such as SharePoint or Box, you might not see those slides in TeamSlide just yet. TeamSlide continues to automatically check your content repository for new or updated content every 60 minutes. New...

Adding Metadata in TeamSlide

There are two ways to tag or add metadata to your content in TeamSlide: In the TeamSlide Web Portal or in the TeamSlide PowerPoint add-in. TeamSlide Web Portal The TeamSlide Web Portal is an effective way to add metadata to many slides quickly. Log into your TeamSlide...

When I Insert a Slide, It Uses the Incorrect Master

When inserting a slide into PowerPoint, you have two options: Insert with active master: This will apply the slide master from your current presentation to the slide you are inserting from TeamSlide. Insert with original master: This will keep the master the slide was...

I Can’t See TeamSlide in PowerPoint. What Do I Do?

If you can't see TeamSlide in PowerPoint's Insert ribbon, you'll need to reinstall the TeamSlide add-in. You can find the download link by logging into the TeamSlide Web Portal and navigating to the Support page. You will find the TeamSlide download link on the bottom...

What Kind of Support is Offered?

TeamSlide’s intense customer focus defines our approach from new features to support. We partner with customers to ensure their business success and to continuously add value. This means: We offer a free, fully supported 30-day pilot.You won't have to set up your...

Slide Library Analytics in TeamSlide

TeamSlide’s analytics capabilities provide valuable insights into your slide management process.  From measuring user adoption, examining common search terms, or determining your most used slides, our reporting feature creates transparency for your slide library.  Use this feature to maximize the value TeamSlide creates and focus your PowerPoint content strategy.

Using TeamSlide Analytics

  1. Log into the TeamSlide Web Portal

  2. In the Main Menu, click ‘Analytics.’

    Analytics menu in TeamSlide

3. In the top section, you can view a visual representation of TeamSlide usage. The Reports section will allow you to run reports based on specific parameters.




4. In the Reports section, click the drop-down menu to filter your report by either User activity, searches, or downloads.

reports in TeamSlide


5. Further filter your results by choosing a predefined ‘Time period’ or adding custom dates. Click ‘Download data’ to import your report.

Double click the download file to open it in Excel.

Reports Overview

User activity report: In the TeamSlide user activity report, you’ll find each user’s name, email, number of downloads, searches, and logins. This report is useful to assure adoption. If users aren’t active in TeamSlide, they may need additional help getting set up.

Slide library user activity report in TeamSlide


Searches Report: In the TeamSlide searches report, you’ll find a list of users, user emails, dates and times of searches performed, terms searched, and total results. This report will help you understand slides, images, and videos your users are looking for.  For example, you might find users often search for specific terms that receive few results, highlighting a gap in your content.

Slide library search report in TeamSlide

Downloads Report: In the TeamSlide downloads report, you’ll notice many more columns than in the other report types. This report details each username, email, time of download, object description (typically title), file name, slide number, search terms, and position in results. The downloads report will communicate which content is most relevant to your team.

Slide library downloads report in TeamSlide

If you have customized metadata fields, they can also be included in the downloads report. This, for example, gives you an understanding of the most used slides by each field.

Feel free to contact us if you have custom reporting needs. 

For those with an on-premise implementation of TeamSlide, slide library usage records are continuously added to your SQL Server database. You can connect your favorite business intelligence tool like Tableau or Microsoft’s PowerBI to build custom dashboards.

Taking a data-driven approach by using TeamSlide to measure your slide library analytics highlights opportunities to optimize your presentation management process.

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