SmartArt is a feature first introduced in Microsoft Office 2007. SmartArt was designed to create simple and effective diagrams, organization charts or flow charts with many more options than in past versions of the Office programs.
Today presenters need to produce more sophisticated slide shows for the tech savvy audience. He/She needs to show them more than just text slides. Enter SmartArt to show them a graphic representation of those old bullet points and much more.