Mobbing Pattern Language

Patterns: Expert goes last

Also Known As


Silo’d expertise


Make progress when only one person has the important skills and knowledge, while spreading those skills and knowledge throughout the group.

How To

Put the expert in the last position in the mob rotation, so they are navigating for a long time.

When they Drive, pay attention to whether the mob is able to continue navigating itself.


In a few iterations, the expert becomes a regular member of the mob, and moves to [Navigate the Navigator].