Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

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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 it’s not all of them, you’re probably not working with the right people.

– Jason Stockwood in The Sunday Times

A Conference Call in Real Life

How we do… Retrospectives

(by SoundCloud) — Fake smtp testing server. Dummy smtp email testing

Mailtrap is a fake SMTP server for development teams to test, view and share emails sent from the development and staging environments without spamming real customers.

On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs

Benjamin Black — Success

Spark Central

Social media (Twitter) customer support

People HR

UK focused HR SaaS

Small acts of leadership


Virtual workforce/crowdsourcing business

Lessons learned in a year on my own

How to Work Remotely as a Software Developer

Why We (Still) Believe in Working Remotely

From Cubicles, Cry for Quiet Pierces Office Buzz

“The original rationale for the open-plan office, aside from saving space and money, was to foster communication among workers […] But it turned out that too much communication sometimes had the opposite effect”