Lisa Fast

UX Architect

Vation Inc.

Lisa is a UX Unicorn, with over 25 years of experience in User Experience (UX), service design and behavioural research. She is a co-founder of Vation Inc., a boutique digital services firm. A long-time Github collaborator on the Government of Canada’s Web Experience Toolkit (WET), Lisa is now leading collaborative design teams to improve citizen success on She is a bit of methodology geek, and spoke recently about online research methods at Service Design in Government in London UK. Back before UX was even a thing, Lisa completed a master’s degree in Computer Science in the psychology of programming.

Lisa writes on Linked In, on Twitter @lisavation and on Github @lisafast


From Nudge to Sludge: 3 ways outcomes go wrong online

09/11/2018 13.40 - 14.15

50 daysCircle StageBreakout session

Find out how to ensure the outcomes you seek from digital service transformations deliver Nudge not Sludge.

Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein’s seminal book Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness proposed that a helpful nudge can encourage people to make better choices for themselves. The ideas launched government Behavioural Insights teams in many governments to...