On January 22 last, Yvette Hoitink, a professional Dutch genealogist, published a method for genealogists to judge the quality of their research. By putting it this way, it sounds a bit heavy but it is a tool that easily provides insight into the level of quantitative and qualitative data one dug up.
To measure your own achievements, she defined seven levels of research data one can collect. These levels literally vary between 'I know nothing' (sorry Manual) and 'I know it all'. They are: