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“This is a challenging project because... so I can imagine the last thing you want to do is to clearly describe in writing all your requirements. However, you are very busy, and you want this project completed by a certain date. I estimate that the project will take up three times more of your time than it should if we do not get all the requirements now. In organizing the project, I will let you know if all the requirements can be completed by that date. But assuming they can, I will need to coordinate cost, resources, quality, and technical issues in organizing this project. I cannot effectively make use of these company resources if I do not have all the requirements. Please, can you ta...

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asking for requirements from the stakeholders