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Country:Australia
Location:Canberra

Nathanael Boehm on user experience design, social media and Government 2.0.



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I work predominantly in agile teams using a Lean UX approach with concurrent streams of tactical and strategic design and research, supporting the development team with the stories being delivered in the current sprint while looking at stories a sp...

Some designers lean more towards the artist/genius side. That’s not me. I believe design is more of a craft like cabinetmaking that straddles both art and engineering, function and form. My goal is to be able to justify every design decision an...

The follow is based on personal experience and anecdotes and should not be used to inform design or business decisions about e-commerce. It seems many smaller e-commerce businesses adopt the position that “Shipping costs what it costs and we ju...

In email signature blocks and documents I typically refer to myself as a Senior UX Designer. Is it because I have subordinate designers who directly report to me? No, and if that’s what it was then I’d probably opt for Lead UX Designer. I...

In my latest blog post on LinkedIn What could a UX’er do for you? I comment that: I have been the first UX hire for three-quarters of Australian organisations I’ve worked for in the past five years. Chances are you’re either not lo...

The research In episode 45 of the Design Review by Jonathan Shariat and Christopher Liu they talk about empathy and ego, centred around a HBR article Putting Yourself in the Customer’s Shoes Doesn’t Work. Johannes Hattula and his co-researchers...

You can be an amazing designer but utterly ineffective because you fail to elicit the support of your client and peers The things you care about, your values and your priorities as a user experience designer will differ to those of the analyst, the...