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Michal JanekFront End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 30,654 Points
What if the stakeholders are ''too busy'' to come to attend to a half hour review?
Like, we are clients nothing important will come out of 30 min long meeting worthy of me coming across the town. I trust your decision. And then ...no this is not what I wanted, but it may be too late - conflict appeared.
Steven Parker229,017 Points
I'd send them an email.
This process only works if everyone is committed to following it, and it sounds like your working with folks who are not fully enrolled. You'll need to compensate a bit.
At a minimum, describe the highlights of what you would have presented, particularly anything requiring approval, and mail it to them and ask for feedback. Then if they don't reply but later say "no this is not what I wanted", you can ask "you didn't object to the summary on <date>, when did you change your mind?". It would at least give you reasonable grounds to adjust the schedule and/or budget.
Jason AndersTreehouse Moderator 145,857 Points
In my opinion, if they are "too busy," then they must not want the work done that badly. I agree that there is a strong possibility that they will reject the work they were too busy to look over. In my way of business dealings, if you don't have time to come and "review" ... then I don't have time to do anything for you.
Remember, they may have 'hired' you, but you are 'the boss'.
Awesome not just this but the whole community on treehouse. Who knew working in software development could be so cool.