Using a simple but highly effective process, the tool objectively pinpoints strengths to build upon and key areas for improvement to address, leading to long term business sustainability and success.
BI Business has been operating for more than two decades, been used in more than 40 countries and has helped to drive up the performance of more than a quarter of a million businesses. It is widely recognised as the de facto leader in global performance benchmarking.
Usually facilitated by one of the many thousands of accredited advisers trained, the methodology provides an effective structure to diagnose real need, using this as the base to plan and manage positive change, ultimately leading to increased business competitiveness. It currently has a database of more than 120,000 enterprises to compare against, providing comprehensive coverage across all main sectors.
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Enterprise Ireland have been the leading deliverer of the Benchmark Index, locally branded as Winning Measures, in the Republic of Ireland for many years. In that time, more than 1,500 SMEs have been benefitted from the service.Learn more
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"Benchmark Index continues to drive international competitiveness and is the cornerstone of enterprise development and productivity improvement"
Prof. Holger Kohl, Director Division Corporate Management, IPK Fraunhofer
"Enterprise Ireland has been using Benchmark Index tools to support economic development for over 20 years. It's helped to drive a variety of agendas, including increased productivity, lean take up, Brexit preparedness and business growth. The international best practice comparison aspect has been particularly invaluable."
Jan Gallagher, Lean-Operational Excellence Advisor, Enterprise Ireland
"I've used the Australian version of Benchmark Index with over 200 SMEs from numerous sectors as part of the national Entrepreneurs Programme. I'd strongly recommend this powerful tool. It's s fantastic at getting under the skin of business performance and practices, essential for developing effective plans for future business success"
Mal Clark, Business Adviser, AusIndustry
"Benchmark Index continues to play an important role in diagnosing and identifying the priority areas for business improvement"
Lee Baines, National Manager - Director and Programme Support, Entrpreneurs Programme
"Benchmark Index has helped us to understand the competitiveness of our businesses and asses the impact of economic conditions and business support initiatives"
Paulius Lukauskas, Enterprise Lithuania, Managing Director
"Benchmark Index is being employed in the retail sector to drive increased productivity through improved people skills"
John Browning, Head of Projects and Services, The National Skills Academy - Retail