Eyana Mallari In her element

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Breaking the inertia

I initially built this website as a career portfolio. I wanted this blog to document my learnings from working in the tech industry. But lately, there is inertia. I've been...

Why can't developers manage requirements instead?

Without business analysts, an enterprise software project can still be delivered by a group of software developers alone. But why do companies still hire BAs? Why can't developers do our...

Business Analysis Framework: IT Consulting

I tweaked my standard Business Analysis framework to accommodate specific activities for IT consulting engagements. Thoughts below are rooted from my consulting experience for a fintech company. Consulting requires an...

Business Analysis Framework

I created my own Business Analysis Framework to synthesize my two-year professional experience as a business analyst for enterprise software development projects. Do note that the framework is contextualized for...

Why do you love gifts?

Economists assume that humans act based on their self-interest. We do something in exchange for a personal benefit. For instance, I buy skincare products to improve my skin tone, while...

Do you always get your money's worth?

We are not as rational as we think we are when we shop. Dan Ariely introduces the concepts of relativity and effective pricing, and how these influence our purchasing habits....