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benchmark

Something against which to measure success or progress. We have several benchmarks that will help us to determine if your portfolio is experiencing solid growth. I'm so happy to share that I've reached the benchmark of six months of sobriety!
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John's, the hospital implemented performance/comparison benchmarking in late 2002 to establish goals, measure progress, report on its progress and take the necessary corrective action when needed.
John's receives its benchmarking data from Solucient, an Illinois-based provider of healthcare business intelligence; St.
KINSTREY: The industry typically uses benchmarking as a way of comparing mills.
EDGAR: Benchmarking is a process whereby people working on a machine determine critical variables in the papermaking process.
The kind of benchmarking that will have the greatest impact on physician practices is not based on financial retrospectives of cost centers or cost-per-case numbers.
Strategic Benchmarking - focuses primarily on market share and segment, plant capacity, revenue mix and company profitability.
Because benchmarking is a very powerful tool, when you go to upper management with a presentation of your results, you should be prepared to take action.
TPI believes that shorter-duration contracts should not be encumbered with Benchmarking provisions, as the competitive evaluation process serves as an effective test of market pricing.
Launched as a pilot program in 2005, the ASUG/SAP Benchmarking program originally included ongoing studies in the areas of Human Capital Management, Finance, and Supplier Relationship Management & Procurement.
CompTIA Customer Loyalty Benchmark - Measurement and benchmarking of customer loyalty for manufacturers and service providers in the computing hardware sector.
This publication leverages the APQC Open Standards Benchmarking Collaborative(SM) (OSBC) research, which helps executives and managers benchmark within their industry and with best-in-class organizations.
BOSTON -- AberdeenGroup, the leading provider of fact-based research and advisory services for global technology and value chain executives, and APQC, the leading nonprofit provider of financial and value chain benchmarking and research, announce a strategic alliance to provide benchmarking and best practices research and services to Global 5000 businesses and public sector firms.
Every processor submitted for EEMBC(R) benchmarking is tested for parameters representing different workloads and capabilities in communications, networking, consumer, office automation, automotive/industrial, embedded Java and microcontroller-related applications.
The Hackett Group, an Answerthink company (Nasdaq:ANSR) today launched a new Web portal that streamlines and speeds up the benchmarking process for organizations that collect data from multiple locations.