Mobbing Pattern Language

Patterns: Mobodoro


Intermediate mob that is ready to tune their process.


Improve quickly, in tiny increments, all day long.

How To

Work in 25-minute intervals, starting with a couple minutes of planning, followed by a standard mob rotation, and ending with a micro-retrospective.

Between intervals take a break 5-minute break. Everyone must leave the mobbing area.

After a few iterations, take a 1/2-hour break.

This practice does not place daily/weekly/sprintly retrospectives. You still need an opportunity to dig more deeply into underlying causes.


Narrows focus during the mobodoro. This can lead to increased productivity, but also makes people tired faster.

The narrow focus could cause tunnel vision, which is why the planning is important.