your score

Digital readiness:
how do you stack up?

Digital disruption will displace 40% of companies in the next five years*. Organizations that are ready for digital transformation will be able to seize new opportunities, while organizations that lag could become obsolete. The first step is to know where you stand.

Take the Digital Readiness Index Rapid Assessment to understand how you really compare to thousands of IT leaders across industries and from around the world.

* Cisco/IMD Digital Vortex Research, June 2015

Your digital readiness score represents how well your IT organization will be able to adapt to changes and take advantage of new opportunities in the age of digital business.

This rapid assessment will examine your core IT capabilities:
  • Foundational infrastructure
  • Virtualization technology
  • Automation and orchestration
  • Self-service IT capabilities
  • Service standardization
  • IT financial practices
  • Cloud capabilities and strategy
  • Applications and data environments
  • Security policy and practices
  • IT operations and skill sets
How does the rapid assessment work?

The Cisco Digital Readiness Index evaluated the practices and capabilities of 2040 IT organizations from around the world. The results are grouped by country and industry for comparison and insights.

Select your country.
Select your industry.

Your digital
readiness score

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Describe how your organization uses service level agreements (SLAs) to interact with internal business groups.

Automated SLA reporting gives real-time feedback to business stakeholders and IT managers on the performance of their IT services.

What percentage of IT service requests can you meet with your current IT service catalog?

A service catalog delivers click-to-order capabilities, which can then be delivered manually or through an automated system. It saves time and resources and requires IT to build a standardized set of offerings and capabilities.

What is your organization’s approach to migrating applications to a cloud environment (on-premises, off-premises, or hybrid)?

Cloud-based applications can offer more flexibility and mobility, but the most important factor is using the cloud in the right way for your organization.

Please choose the statement that best describes your organization’s approach to IT infrastructure costs and cost recovery.

For most organizations, line-of-business and functional leaders have substantial influence over IT spend.

Which of the following security practices are already deployed within your organization?

Select all that apply.

When will your organization be able to make internal database resources accessible to public cloud-based applications?

Workload mobility enables IT to select the best and most cost-effective environments for each application based on current business needs.

On average, how long does it take to deliver on new user requests for existing IT services?

Long fulfillment times hold the business back. Automation is key to cutting lead times and getting services to users faster.

As a percentage, how does your organization manage service requests? (Answers must add up to 100 percent)

Use the slider to enter your responses.

Total 0 percent
Total must equal 100 percent

How does your organization charge business units for shared IT infrastructure and service costs?

Understanding how IT resources are used helps organizations plan capacity and invest in a way that drives growth and innovation.