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Applying the HTSM to the Google Presentations manual

From the online manual for Presentation and relevant sections of the main Docs manual  we can harvest about 36 declarations of features which are mostly Functions in Product Elements:
  • Share presentations with your friends and coworkers. Upload and convert existing presentations to Google Docs format.
  • Download your presentations as a PDF, a PPT, or a .txt file.
  • Insert images and videos, and format your slides.
  • Publish and embed your presentations in a website, allowing access to a wide audience.
  • Draw organizational charts, flowcharts, design diagrams and much more right within a presentation.
  • Add slide transitions, animations, and themes to create show-stopping presentations.
  • See exactly what others are working on with colorful presence markers
  • Edit a presentation with other people simultaneously from different locations
  • Use revision history to see who made changes or to revert to earlier versions
  • Say hello, start a conversation or share new ideas using built-in chat
  • Create Google documents, spreadsheets, other file types, and collections.
  • Upload (from your computer, if you'd like), manage, and store files and folders.
  • Share Google Docs, files, and collections.
  • Preview your docs and files before you open or share them.
  • View images and videos that you've uploaded to your Documents List.
  • Search for items by name, type, and visibility setting.
  • Convert most file types to Google Docs format.

  • Add flair and format your documents, with options such as paint format, margins, spacing, and fonts. 

  • Invite other people to collaborate on a doc with you, giving them edit, comment or view access.
  • Collaborate online in real time and chat with other collaborators.

  • View your documents' revision history and roll back to any version. 

  • Download Google Docs to your desktop as Word, OpenOffice, RTF, PDF, HTML or zip files.

  • Translate a document to a different language.

  • Email your documents to other people as attachments. 

  • Share and edit presentations with your friends and coworkers. 

  • Import and convert existing presentations in .ppt and .pps file types. 

  • Download your presentations as a PDF, a PPT, or a .txt file.

  • Insert images and videos, and format your slides. 

  • Allow real-time viewing of presentations, online, from separate remote locations.

  • Publish and embed your presentations in a website, allowing access to a wide audience. 

  • Share and edit drawings with your friends and coworkers.

  • Download your presentations as a PNG, JPEG, SVG, or PDF file. 

  • Insert images, shapes, and lines, and format them to fit your preferences. 

  • Real-time collaboration with other people, no matter where they are. 

  • Insert a drawing into a document, spreadsheet, or presentation.

We can infer these details about the environment and delivery of the product from the application and the feature list:
  • Presentations is an online application and runs in a web browser and on Google servers.
  • Presentation requires Internet access to Google servers and other Internet resources for full use of features.
  • Presentations accepts file upload from the web browser in certain file formats and outputs files.
  • Presentation files may also be embedded into other web sites.
  • Presentations uses Google's shared user authentication and authorization systems and Google search.
  • Presentation is free to use  without charge for anyone with a Google account.
and so fill in some other details of the Product Elements:
  • Structure: and Operations: Presentations is delivered as a online service (SaaS) and there is no physical product.
  • Platform: Google's platform is used for (at least) storage, authn, authz, search, revision control, machine translation, document format conversions,  and application delivery.
  • Data: Presentations reads in and writes out in multiple well-documented formats and also has an internal format.
We can also fill in some information about possible Operational Quality Criteria.
  • Compatibility: Presentations reads and writes multiple file formats besides it's native data format.
  • Compatibility: Presentations is sensitive to web browser feature levels.
  • Installability criteria may not be applicable since Presentation is delivered as a service
  • Security in Presentations is implemented with features of Google hosting services and may not be directly testable.
  • Capability: A serious failure or lack of any of the features bragged about in the manual will strongly impact quality
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