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CII–Tata Communications launch the “Digital Maturity Appraisal

India in midst of digital transformation


India in midst of digital transformation



The CII Centre for Digital Transformation’s (CDT) “Digital Maturity Appraisal” is a self-assessment tool to help Indian industries navigate today’s business landscape as it continues to undergo rapid changes, led by digital technologies which are transforming the way systems, processes and people work.

“Digital Maturity Appraisal” has been created to help the Indian industries envisage their digital transformation roadmap by undergoing self-assessment against the six dimensions of digital vision and strategy which include Digital Vision & Strategy, Technology Applications, Operational Innovation, Customer Experience, Organization & Leadership and Governance, Risk & Compliance.

Launched on 5 Apr 2019 at the CII Annual Session 2019 by CDT and Tata Communications, it will provide member organizations the ability to benchmark their current level of digital operations.

CDT is powered with the responsibility of enriching and accelerating the technology journey of its members and provide the best of its kind training and consulting services to organisations, thereby improving the efficiency of their service delivery and set standards of excellence.

“India is in the midst of digital transformation,” noted Sumeet Walia, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Tata Communications and Chairman, CDT states.

“Regardless of the scale, size or sector, every business is undergoing digitisation to improve business efficiencies.

“However, lack of access to guidelines and a clear road map remains key barriers to digital transformation.

“The launch of Digital Maturity Appraisal is a significant move towards bridging this gap and understanding the current level of technology adoption in India,” stressed Walia.

“As the world embraces the revolution 4.0, emerging technologies such as 5G, Artificial Intelligence and blockchain, among others, will transform business efficiency and effectiveness in ways enterprises have not witnessed before,” observed Rudramuni B, Vice President & Center Head, Dell EMC, and Co-Chair, CDT.

“While the gravity of this transformation may vary among firms of various sizes, serving various functions and industries, CDT, under the aegis of CII, has been formed to address various challenges to digital transformation, seize the upcoming market opportunities, and prepare enterprises for a dynamic future,” Rudramuni pointed out.

The assessment comes as an online tool available at for enterprises to judge the maturity of their digital ability and start a successful digital transformation journey.

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