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benchmark

(bench′mark″)
1. A criterion of quality or service in health care, usually expressed as a measurable standard.
2. A reference standard or basis for comparison that serves as a definition of a norm.

benchmark

a point of reference about which comparisons can be made.
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Systems configured and tested for the SAP SD Standard Application Benchmark are available now.
AEW Principal Mark Davidson said his company had a "great relationship" with Benchmark, one that ultimately resulted in strong returns to its investors.
In the SAP Standard Application SD Benchmark, it achieved 1,120 two-tier SAP SD Benchmark users for an 8-way server (4)
In the synthetic framework of the SPC-1 benchmark, one SPC-1 BSU corresponds to a community of users who collectively generate up to 50 I/Os per second.
There are other methods for calculating the economic value of a company however, the differences between methods have little bearing on the determination of a performance benchmark.
In addition to helping you pick the best benchmark for a given fund, tracking a fund's holdings also can help you detect a phenomenon called style drift--often the bane of sound asset allocation.
Your new CEO, in the process of revamping the marketing strategy, has asked you to give him a benchmark of the company's image and positioning in the marketplace.
The SPC-1 benchmark includes three performance tests that can be run in any sequence that are used to produce the metrics reported for a run of the benchmark.
Secure a formal administration service for the effort that was expert at TPC development practices and that could stitch together the fabric of the benchmark as the individual participants supplied by this group of manufacturers morphed over time (Walter Baker and Jack Stephens of Gradient Systems were selected).
New or Proposed Benchmarks - One of the most noteworthy topics was the announcement of the new Asia-Pacific Rim Benchmark that helps companies in the region measure service satisfaction.
Membership in the BDTI Benchmark Partner Program is free to qualified licensees of the BDTI Benchmarks.