As design becomes more integral to the software development process, our methodologies have had to adapt...but not all designers are on board with integrating into their team's processes. Now there’s a backlash against agile design and arguments are being made that it’s even harmful to the user experience. But is this true? In this talk, we’ll address the arguments from opponents and what their flaws are, why designers need to adapt for software to be successful, and how teams should think about design when applying agile and XP values. You can deliver better user experiences faster, for cheaper.