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Business requirements for a product are not the same as a business plan
for a company. A company business plan is unavoidable if you have
stockholders or are seeking financing to start your business, but there
are plenty of businesses that are privately held and self-financed by their
Not having a business requirements document for a new product is not
the same as not knowing what the requirements for the product are.
There are plenty of companies that have developed successfully going
by the seat of their pants (usually one person's pants, worn by the
owner/founder of a privately held, self-financed company).
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> If you don't know what your business requirements are, why are you in
> If there are no business requirements, why have application/development
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