Barry Frost

This is Barry Frostโ€™s personal website.

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Youโ€™re working in the wrong place

Alternatives to open offices

Superbly detailed piece from our DPM @hayleyhinsley on how she continuously grooms our product backlog.

How we make remote working work

New work blog post from me. Includes cheesy photo of my remote team coerced into giving a ๐Ÿ‘

Zapier's Ultimate Guide to Remote Work

Manager tip: I’m finding Next Meeting, a simple macOS menubar app, very useful to keep me on top of 1:1s, catch-ups and other events in my work calendar.

Next Meeting


A list of engineering manager resource links.

“Problem roadmaps not feature roadmaps” ๐Ÿ‘โค๏ธ #roadmap


Hire Freelancers & Get Freelance Jobs Online

How to go freelance (SuperHi)


A curated list of awesome remote jobs and resources. Inspired by

Recent communication at work is exclusively via emoji reactions (reacji?) in Slack: ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ and ๐Ÿ‘€. Living the monosyllabic reclusive boss dream.

Work Can Wait

Basecamp 3 has a “Do Not Disturb” function built in to prevent emails/notifications from being sent when you specify


iOS time tracking app. Integrates with FreshBooks.

Pushed a quick facelift live for our old globaldev team site to match the new company @venntro branding:


Bushel is a cloud-based Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution for the Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod devices in your workplace. Designed to make the complex tasks simple so you can focus on business.

The Government Digital Service: The Happiest Place on Earth

Register report/snark into GDS culture

The Remote Manifesto

Smart ideas needed to create the nation's greatest teams

Think about who you would take with you if you were leaving the company […] If itโ€™s not all of them, youโ€™re probably not working with the right people.

– Jason Stockwood in The Sunday Times