Agile methods tend to overlook the role of user experience design. As a result, it is often unclear how to fit user-focused activities into an Agile project, from user research through setting requirements, designing the user interface, and user testing.

Hugh Beyer has been helping Agile teams get the user experience right since 2004. In this talk, he discusses what he’s learned about how to integrate UX into Agile projects—what works, what doesn’t, and how to avoid the pitfalls. He shows what UX designers bring to the table and how to leverage their skills to achieve Agile goals.