SMART goals are not bad. Their implementation can be questionable though.
This article is not about what DES is, or how to configure it. You will find literally a thousand articles about that by running a quick search. Instead, I want to focus on some of the scenarios where this makes sense to use.
With the move to cloud platforms, and the cyclical schedule of updates and releases, the ability to perform platform/solution audits becomes even more relevant.
Your team is a direct reflection of your effort. Achieving the highest level of efficiency, positive attitude and performance, while maintaining a high degree of satisfaction is a constant moving target. You can never say done, and relax. It’s a continuous process that requires constant attention and tweaking, while actively observing and listening to feedback.