New Job Posting Reveals Upcoming Windows Phone Blue UpdateFebruary 16, 2013 2 Comments
A new job post from the Microsoft Office Division reveals that they are currently working on an upcoming update for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 update named ‘Blue’. Blue will include user experience improvements and not just the simple under-the-cover interface tweaks. The Excel team is going to deliver a new Windows Phone update of Excel that is” a compelling new Windows Phone version of Excel that is touch-optimized and targeted for the phone form factor.” The update is said to be slated for mid 2013 to early 2014. Take a look at the job description below:
The Microsoft Office Division is investing heavily in Mobile scenarios to bring productivity & life enhancements to mobile information workers. Office is betting big on mobile phones and tablets and now is your chance to be a part of the excitement!
The Excel Office Mobile team is looking for a seasoned development lead who is willing to re-imagine the Excel experiences for the next version of Windows Phone. Our Vision is to make Excel Mobile on Windows Phone the undisputed leader for visualizing and working with spreadsheets on a phone. The Excel Mobile team will
As a development lead you will hire and manage a team of top-notch developers, be personally involved in designing and coding features, and work closely with PM and Test counterparts across multiple orgs to help realize the vision of building high quality excel app for Windows Phone Blue. In partnership with the Excel MX, Data Visualization and Excel Web Services team your team will be responsible to develop a common code enabling us to build a mobile app which will (1) allow users to have a consistent experience with spreadsheets across Web, Slate and Phone end while leveraging the power of the cloud (Excel Web Services, Office Client Services, SkyDrive and O365).
Cool stuff! Lets all pray that this comes sooner than later! Visual improvements/UI updates have always been my favorites…MBGWTags: blue, Excel, Microsoft, microsoft blue, zdnetAbout, News