Satabdi Biswas

Diploma Project Nex-Gen Contact Management for Mobile First Consumers
Chakradhar Saswade

Microsoft India Development Centre

The aim of the project was to come up with a new paradigm for the phonebook that makes the identity of an individual stronger and provides contextual information, i.e. identity, availability, location and device status so that there is no gap in communication. Research was done on the composition of mobile phones of Indian users, their communication behavior and their advancement with technology. This project focused on creating a connected phonebook that makes it easy to share and manage connections for the next-gen mobile first consumers. The design concept followed was to make the identity and the presence of an individual on the phonebook stronger by providing contextual information about contacts and connections.