Technology streamlines benchmarkingGetting information on what the competition offers has never been easierBy Maureen Premdas05/05/2003|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/13/2003 Have you ever wondered how many companies in your industry offer employees drug cards, or whether most long-term disability plans are employee-paid or employer-paid? Thanks to technology, it is easier than ever to benchmark plans, whatever your definition of “competitor.”In the past, organizations relied on surveys to provide them with benchmark data. It was typically an extremely labour-intensive and time-consuming process that limited the breadth and depth of research that could be done. In recent years, companies have turned to benchmarking databases that unveil an unprecedented amount of information within minutes. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.