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benchmark

noun bookmark, critical point, crucial point, crux, essence, essential matter, fundamental part, gist, gravamen, heart, key point, linchpin, main point, material point, milestone, pivotal point, prime issue, salient point, substance, substantive point, turning point
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One specific action plan, dubbed STARMAP (Strategic A/R Management Action Plan), comprises more than 40 performance benchmarks tied to financial best practices.
Each year, service benchmark participants review customer satisfaction and loyalty benchmarks administered by SERVICE 800, Inc.
As part of its ongoing efforts to refine its benchmarks to better reflect current customer environments, the TPC has evolved TPC-W into TPC-App," said Richard Partridge vice president and senior analyst of server research for Ideas International.
At the time of the printing of this article, the SPC is the only industry standards body exclusively building benchmarks for the computer data storage industry and is composed of performance experts for virtually every major vendor in the storage industry.
Our initial Benchmark Partners have employed the BDTI Benchmarks for multiple generations of processors, demonstrating their willingness to provide rigorous, independently certified performance data to their customers and the industry.
The SPC is a non-profit corporation that defines, standardizes, and promotes storage subsystem benchmarks, as well as disseminates objective, verifiable performance data to the computer industry and its customers.
The benchmark allows mobile device chipmakers and manufacturers to test and compare simulated 3D graphics performance in OpenGL[R] ES 2.
The CIS certification process included testing for BladeLogic Release 7's ability to accurately check for compliance and non-compliance with the several hundred individual recommended security settings in the applicable CIS Benchmarks.
We rely on it regularly to benchmark how productive our physicians are -- how many patients each is seeing, how much they're billing, what level they're billing at, and even how many bills are actually being paid.
Performance results from SPEC CPU2006 cannot be compared to those from CPU2000, since new benchmarks have been added and existing ones changed.
AFSMI MedicalMetric Benchmark - Service performance measurement and benchmarking for manufacturers and service providers in the medical equipment industry.
With over eight years experience invested in 2D, 3D and system benchmarking applications, Futuremark is designing VGMark07 as a complete benchmark suite.