We are
Bourne Digital

Bourne Digital was born in Melbourne, born to innovate and born for cloud. We deliver innovation through agile delivery of cloud solutions including mobile, UX, advanced analytics and Internet of Things solutions. We are passionate about the role of digital innovation in improving productivity and enabling growth for our clients.

Our knowledge and experience of SAP and the SAP CLOUD ensure that we can deliver solutions in a cost-effective and agile manner.

  • Proud Partner of:

Innovate and Create on SAP Hana Cloud Platform

We design, prototype and develop digital cloud solutions for real-time business.
  • Fiori UX and Mobile Applications
  • Collaboration and Portal Applications
  • Extensions for ERP, CRM, HR Core Applications
  • Sensors and Internet of Things Applications
  • Predictive Analytics Applications

Our Clients:

Our Services

We help you build a real-time, connected business in the cloud. We provide an extensive range of services including:
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  • Digital Strategy
  • Customer Experience Strategy
  • Service Strategy
  • Product Strategy
  • Market, Customer & User Research
  • User Story Definition
Design
  • Service Design
  • User Experience Design
  • Mobile & Web App Design
  • Wireframe & Prototyping
  • Usability Testing
  • Application Architecture
Deliver
  • Agile Development
  • Continuous Testing
  • Deployment & Support
  • Business Value Study
  • Change Management
  • Digital Training Material & Videos

Our Team

Committed to delivering digital solutions that enhance the lives of employees, partners and customers. User centred design is the fabric of our mission.
Selim Ahmed
Managing Director

Selim is the Managing Director and Founder of Bourne Digital. He brings over 20 years of digital consulting experience from SAP, PwC and KPMG Consulting, to help customers define and deliver their digital business strategy.

Matt Harding
Senior Technical Architect

Matt is an SAP mentor and senior technical architect with extensive experience in SAP UX, mobile and integration solutions.

Frank Adler
Director of Product Management

Frank is the Director of Product Management. With 12 years experience as a Management Consultant, Frank's passion is bringing together clients and staff on a journey to achieve excellence and meaningful outcomes for our clients.

Felicity Mulhall
Director of User Experience

Felicity has a passion for new technologies, and can often be found passionately pitching concepts at hacks and design jams. With a keen interest in the planning and delivery of workshops, Felicity has codified some ‘tricks of the trade’ and enjoys sharing these tips with other facilitators.

Dani Natividad
User Experience Designer

Dani is a highly creative and passionate UX Designer with experience in mobile application design and user journey mapping. Dani is a highly collaborative design thinker who will challenge the status quo.

Melissa Voderberg
Design Strategist

Melissa is a design strategist and ethnographic researcher with 15 years experience in product, service and communication design. She creates solutions that generate measureable, human-centred change for users.

Jess Hooper
User Experience Designer

Jess is a User Experience Designer with a broad background in engineering, IT and internet startups. He’s passionate about business, technology and design, driven by his love of solving business problems that improve both customer and employee experiences.

Luke Phelan
Web Developer

Luke is a web developer who likes to create applications that help people work more effectively. With a background in project engineering, Luke has extensive experience in taking other people's ideas and turning them into reality.

Priyanka Patankar
SAP Technical Consultant

Priyanka is an SAP technical consultant with extensive experience in backend, integration and UI/UX technologies.

Mike Doyle
Senior SAP Technical Consultant

Mike has been working with SAP technologies for over 16 years. He is passionate about building apps that users will love.

Oliver Bannatyne
Business and Experience Designer

Ollie is a Business and Experience designer. He is passionate about the use of human-centred design to develop new business models and create customer-centric products.

Dinda Pradi
User Experience Designer

Dee brings her leadership skills to facilitate organisations in delivering user centric design solution and strategic roadmaps with a blend of design thinking, lean startup, agile and an entrepreneurial mindset.

Phil Cooley
Senior SAP Consultant

Senior SAP Consultant for over 20 years in areas of SAP Sales and Distribution, EDI-B2B and SAP CRM with a high level of passion and commitment together with a strong work ethic.

Anitha Shivashankar
SAP Technical Consultant

Anitha is SAP Technology Consultant with extensive experience in ABAP, SAP CRM and UI technologies. She has a passion for mobile solutions.

Jakob Kjaer
SAP Technical Architect

Jakob is a SAP Technical Architect. He has been working with technologies within the SAP UX space since the days of Netweaver Business Client 3.5. He is passionate about SAPUI5, Fiori, Screen Personas, SAP Cloud Platform and Agile Methodology.

Kate Power
Operations and Marketing Assistant

Kate is a passionate and driven communicator, with a focus on all things social. Currently completing a Bachelor of Professional Communications and RMIT, Kate works collaboratively with the Bourne team.

Pratik Garala
Full Stack Developer

Pratik is a Full Stack Developer who likes to explore and learn ongoing trends in software development and adapt them in his development process. Being a Developer, he has experience in backend technologies like SAP ABAP, Java, Node.js and front-end technologies like SAP UI5, React.js, Redux.

Gavin McBride
Full Stack Developer

Gavin is a full stack developer with a strong background in the IOT space. He is passionate about designing end to end technical architecture that maximises efficiency and future potential.

Vinayak Iyer
UX Designer

Vinayak is an experience design strategist and innovation consultant with over 7 years of cross-industry experience. He specializes in applying creativity and systems thinking to help organisations identify new opportunities and craft meaningful solutions in form of unique experiences.

Justin Besson
UX Designer

Justin is a User Experience Designer with 9 years experience in motion graphic design. He loves to craft customised design solutions for complex business problems, driven by a strong empathy with users and business.

Rosie Mills
UX Designer

Rosie is a designer with extensive experience managing projects from problem definition, through research, ideation, prototyping & testing, right through to creating pixel-perfect designs. She’s passionate about creating better experiences for everyone, through the thoughtful application of technology.

Rayman Li
UI5 Developer

Rayman has been working as a full stack SAP developer for over 12 years, now specializing in Fiori/OData/Portal. Besides SAP domain, he has also strong skills in .C++, NET, java and other new technologies like AngularJS.

Tanvi Mittal
UX Designer

Tanvi is a passionate and creative UX designer who loves to solve business problems using technology and user-centric design solutions. Tanvi’s ability to dive into the client’s requirements and understand the challenges, allowing for the ultimate design, that encompasses precisely the spirit of the client and the essence of the space.

Purvi Shah
UX Designer

Purvi is a User Experience Designer with over 14 years of experience in the graphics and visual design industry, having worked for the likes of Ogilvy & Mather and Grey Advertising. She is passionate about creating beautiful experiences through innovative design solutions that make life easier for the end users and customers.

Latest News:

BOURNE AGAIN

As we complete our second year of business, our team highlighted that we had grown as a business - bigger, bolder and more influential. With that in mind, we commenced our brand refresh

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MEET THE TEAM - DANI

“Creativity doesn’t just mean different - it’s about crafting ideas in original and meaningful ways for people.” Meet Dani, our creative, conceptual and totally awesome designer here at Bourne.

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LET'S HANG

We're hiring! Bourne is on the hunt for some creative thinkers to help design our magic and bring it to life. We need problem solvers, we need agile and we need business innovators. Drop us a note if this sounds like you. #Advance yourself

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HOW TO: COMPONENT REUSE PART 2 - SHARING DATA BETWEEN APPS

This is the second part of my blog series about component reuse. If you haven’t read my first one, please have a read here.

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MEET THE TEAM - GAVIN

“I’m inspired by the achievements of those around me, that show what we as a team can achieve.” Meet Gavin, our happy go lucky, killer developer and newest Bourne member to join the team.

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How To: Component Reuse

One of the things I’ve always found to be really complex is component reuse. This means to use one app inside another. In this blog series, I will try my best to demystify this, as it really isn’t that hard at all.

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THINGS WE LOVE

September has been a massive month for all things tech and digital. Quality design work is continuing to gain leverage whilst dev's are in high demand. Lately, the focus in the Bourne office has been all about learning, growing and sharing. Scroll down for our pick of our fave articles that the Bourne team have been loving lately.

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5 WAYS IOS 11 CAN TRANSFORM YOUR ENTERPRISE UX

“Enterprise User Experience (UX) is becoming increasingly relevant for Australian organisations to improve productivity, engagement and customer satisfaction. It is relevant for bankers, retail assistants, field maintenance and inspections staff, healthcare staff, warehouse operators, even executives to keep them productive and informed while on the go.

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MEET THE TEAM - FELICITY

“I love interacting with people and continually learning - each project is different and there is no right or wrong way to solve a problem.” Meet Felicity, our curious and talented Wonder Woman, and Director of User Experience here at Bourne.

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MEET THE TEAM - DEE

“I believe motivation and teamwork are the key to success." Meet Dinda, our warm, brainy and ever-smiling designer here at Bourne. (We call her Dee).

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BACKEND DESIGN: DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME

I’ve written several blog posts now covering the importance of design when it comes to building enterprise grade business applications. Over the last 18 months or so I’ve been fortunate enough to work on a number of SAP Fiori/SAP Cloud Platform based implementation projects so wanted to share some thoughts with the community.

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MEET THE TEAM - PRATIK

“I believe if you appreciate someone’s effort, they will be motivated to do better.” Meet Pratik, the latest Bourne Digital talent to join the team.

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MEET THE TEAM - LUKE

“I really enjoy building things that help other people. If I can make someone's job easier or more enjoyable, that gives me a lot of satisfaction.”

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MEET THE TEAM - ANITHA

"I work 9-5 and get everything done. Once I’m home, it’s about my family. When I’m at work, I don’t even let myself think about my daughter!"

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UX AUSTRALIA 2017 – ACCORDING TO FELICITY

UX Australia 2017 was a huge success on all fronts, and our designers have returned home feeling inspired, motivated and ready to kickstart their UX skills moving forward. Find out a little about who spoke, what we loved and what we learnt.

Read on to see what Felicity thought

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UX AUSTRALIA 2017 – ACCORDING TO JESS

UX Australia 2017 was a huge success on all fronts, and our designers have returned home feeling inspired, motivated and ready to kickstart their UX skills moving forward. Find out a little about who spoke, what we loved and what we learnt.

Read on to see what Jess thought

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UX AUSTRALIA 2017 – ACCORDING TO ALICIA

UX Australia 2017 was a huge success on all fronts, and our designers have returned home feeling inspired, motivated and ready to kickstart their UX skills moving forward. Find out a little about who spoke, what we loved and what we learnt.

Read on to see what Alicia thought

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UX AUSTRALIA 2017 – ACCORDING TO OLLIE

UX Australia 2017 was a huge success on all fronts, and our designers have returned home feeling inspired, motivated and ready to kickstart their UX skills moving forward. Find out a little about who spoke, what we loved and what we learnt.

Read on to see what Ollie thought

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UX AUSTRALIA 2017 - OUR PICK: 6 KEY TALKS AT UX AUSTRALIA

The Bourne crew will be jetting off to UX Australia this week, enhancing our innovation and expanding our design knowledge. We asked our designers to share their most anticipated discussion - find out who you should be listening to

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Q&A WITH FUTURE ASSEMBLY CO-FOUNDER AND OUR FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

Everyone loves to be inspired. In life, in our everyday careers and by others who are passionate about what they do. On the 2nd and 3rd of December the team at Bourne was very excited to go to the emergent tech festival’s second Future Assembly event. We all have a bit of futurists in us and as the website rightly said, we got to ‘experience the future of science and technology’.

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Bourne’s UX toolkit strategy

Like any skilled profession, being equipped with the right tools really makes a tremendous difference when doing UX work. I’d go so far as to say more so than many professions; efficiently solving and communicating complex design challenges necessitates the right tools, more specifically, purpose built tools. When UX consulting as a single UX practitioner or as a team, the tools are the vehicles.

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A great customer facing experience starts with B2E applications – that’s the Bourne Way

Everyone wants a great customer experience right? Well, we believe it all starts by applying great UX design to B2E, Business to Employee applications. We asked the team why they thought creating great employee apps helped create better and more successful customer apps.

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Q&A WITH JONATHAN REEVE ON RETAIL'S LAST MILE

Retail has been greatly disrupted by technology. Not many retailers are ready for the change ahead. We know user experience is everything when building trust, driving engagement, sales, referrals and loyalty. In our event this week we have been lucky to have Retail’s Last Mile author and industry expert, Jonathan Reeve, to show us how to pave the way for a friction free future.

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Event: Real-time Retail Innovation - Nov 16 – SAP and Bourne

The opportunity is now for enabling real-time retail. Actually, the opportunity is now for ALL businesses to take advantage of new technologies and new ways of working. This is why we have partnered with SAP to bring you the innovators, leaders and transformers in the industry. We all know retail has been disrupted.

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Event: Lunch n' Learn - The Power of Usability Testing - Nov 11

Human misinterpretation and emotive influences are inherent. When designing human-centered experiences it requires input from humans, which are then translated by humans, to be outputted into a solution. However, we know that no translation is perfect. In order to minimise misinterpretation, developing a playbook with a repertoire of tools and methodologies can ensure that clients, users and designers are all on the same page.

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UX playbooks - core to enabling improved process and solutions

Human misinterpretation and emotive influences are inherent. When designing human-centered experiences it requires input from humans, which are then translated by humans, to be outputted into a solution. However, we know that no translation is perfect. In order to minimise misinterpretation, developing a playbook with a repertoire of tools and methodologies can ensure that clients, users and designers are all on the same page.

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We're hiring front-end UX developers in Melbourne and Sydney

Have you worked with SAP UI5/Fiori and JavaScript? Want to work with awesome customers creating great digital experiences? Bourne Digital is at the intersection of product design, technology and innovation.

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Designing for Trust - 8 UX Surefire Ways to help build the new currency

Building trust online is no easy feat. Everyday we work with brands to create the best digital experiences online and on mobile. A massive part of building those seamless exceptional experiences is the sum of the many interactions the brand has with the user that helps you build trust.

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IoT – the experience now is personal and on demand

Design is core to connecting the Internet of things (IoT). As technology continues to develop designers have grown alongside it, intuitively aligning technology with the user. Design has been around since the first...

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UX Australia 2016 Takeaways - Driving the UX revolution

At Bourne we live and breathe UX. We lead with human-centred design and recognise UX is core to creating exceptional experiences. After UX Australia last week the team was pumped.

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Pokemon Go. Designing Digital and Physical Boundaries

As Pokémon Go’s initial splash subsides, we analyse the implications the game has had on the importance of iterations, as well as how the digital interfaces with the physical world.

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UX is in demand. UX Australia brings user experience design to the forefront.

UX Australia is a sold out event starting today. The team are incredibly excited to be immersed with like-minded UXers and hear all the different insights and perspectives from the fantastic line-up of local and international speakers.

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We're hiring: Only UX Design Rockstars should apply

Are you a UX rockstar? Want to work with awesome customers creating exceptional experiences? If yes, read on. Bourne Digital is at the intersection of product design, technology and innovation. We have a UX design-led approach and take pride in all we do...

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Ruralco Speeds Stocktakes with Australian-first custom fiori app in six weeks

Yesterday Inside SAP released a fantastic article highlighting how Bourne Digital had worked with Ruralco and Fiori to develop an Australian-first implementation to improve stocktake in the behemoth of an agribusiness...

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Supporting the Australian Government’s commitment to improving digital services

Today, the Federal Government’s Digital Transformation Office (DTO) announced that Bourne Digital has been selected on a panel of preferred suppliers. With the DTO’s mandate to improve digital services for Australian citizens, this will be a...

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Proquo: Australian small businesses supporting the growth of other Australian small businesses

Perhaps one of the most enjoyable aspects of being part of the Australian small business community is the opportunity to meet other like-minded individuals...

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FY17 Designing for Growth

Its a great time to be an innovation business in Australia. Australian businesses are all re-designing their operations to take advantage of the digital shift to improve the experience...

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Building a business foundation with talent planning

In the highly specialised field of UX design consulting, one of our biggest challenges is to attract and retain some...

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Bourne Digital launches with focus on SAP UX

Former SAP executive Selim Ahmed saw an opportunity to help SAP customers bring good design and better user experience to their landscapes. And with that, Bourne Digital was born...

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Event Wrap - Bourne Digital Live 2016

Still off the high of an amazing launch event yesterday, I thought I would provide a brief update on our live launch yesterday. The objective...

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Photojournalistic View - Bourne Digital Live 2016

What a day - nothing could capture it as good as photo's by Spanna & Co. Thanks Anna! Thanks to our clients, partners, SAP and the Bourne Digital team for an amazing event...

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