SPECIFIC: Well defined, clear to anyone that has basic knowledge of the project.
MEASURABLE: Know if the goal is obtainable and how far away completion is, find out when you have achieved your goal.
AGREED APON: Agreement with all the stakeholders what the goal should be.
REALISTIC: Within the availability of resources, knowledge and time.
TIME BASED: Enough time to achieve the goal, not too much time, which can affect project performance.