IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking measures the capacity and readiness of 63 economies to adopt and explore digital technologies as a key driver for economic transformation in business, government and wider society.
India has jumped four places from 48th place in 2018 to 44th rank in 2019 in World Digital Competitiveness Ranking (WDCR)
To evaluate an economy, WDCR examines three factors:
Knowledge: the capacity to understand and learn the new technologies;
Technology: the competence to develop new digital innovations;
Future readiness: the preparedness for the coming developments.
The US was ranked as the world's most digitally competitive economy, followed by Singapore in second place.