Shilpa Gopinathan

Diploma Project Cortana vNext
Mamata N Rao

Microsoft India Development Centre

The core objective of this project was to explore, define and develop what a digital personal assistant can provide in the future. Based on literature study, reviews on existing personal assistants, research, ideation and analysis, a design direction that is integration of a personal assistant with third party apps for richer personal assistance for long running tasks was worked on. The final deliverable included framework design, defining guidelines for the framework and detailing on framework components. Each of these frameworks was tested on different scenarios to check if they satisfy the design attributes.