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What is SMART
SMART is an analytical technique for designing objectives in management and planning. SMART is an acronym from the initial letter of the English names of the objective attributes: Specific, Measurable, Achievable/Acceptable, Realistic/Relevant, Time specific/Trackable.

SMART is an analytical technique for designing objectives in management and planning. SMART is an acronym from the initial letter of the English names of the objective attributes:

  • S - Specific
  • M - Measurable
  • A - Achievable/Acceptable
  • R - Realistic/Relevant
  • T - Time Specific/Trackable

Use of the SMART method in practice: SMART method is used for the design of objectives (especially specific objectives). In their design it must be maintained the SMART condition for each objectives and their metrics. It means that each objective must be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time specified.

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