The DifferenceBaseline measurements are used to compare your results at different points in time. If you want to improve quality of life in a city, you might start by measuring quality of life today. The current observation can be used as a baseline to be compared to future improvements. Benchmark measurements are used to compare your results to the competition. For example, a city might compare its annual quality of life metrics with those of other cities.
|Baseline vs Benchmark|
A measurement at a point in time.
A measurement of the competition or standard results.