Meghan Lazier

Meghan Lazier is a design researcher and strategist who is currently creating apps and tools for economists at the Federal Reserve Board. Before joining the Board, Meghan was a designer at the Lab @ OPM. She is a graduate of the Design for Social Innovation MFA program at the School of Visual Arts in NYC and her work has been featured in the New York Times and Fast Company.

Experiments in Tweaking Agile for UX

Designers at the Federal Reserve Board share how they adjusted the agile process to work better for their team.

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Why Your Team Needs Its Own Style Guide and Where to Start

Learn how creating your own style guide can help facilitate development for agency websites. Review best practices, lessons learned, and examples from the U.S. Web Design System, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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Finding Usability Testers: Tips from an Army Recruiter

An Army recruiter shares how her training in the Army has helped in her approach to usability testing, and gives a peek inside how usability testing works for USAJOBS.gov at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

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Design and Conflict: Do You Know Your Conflict Style?

Building empathy towards users is always a part of the UX process, but it’s not always common practice to build empathy towards our teammates. Here’s an idea to proactively address conflict and build empathy through understanding on your team.

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Have You Critiqued Your Critique Process?

DEMO Whenever I hear someone complain about the process of a design critique, I’m always a bit surprised. Blame it on the fact

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