|SECC has provided many programs aiming at supporting acceleration of the software industry in Egypt. This program provides Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 technologies to 50 Egyptian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the field of software development. The program also includes value-added services as technical training, consultation, support, and certification of human resources.
SECC's objectives in this regard are:
April 11th, 2007 witnessed the Launching Event of SECC collaborative project with Microsoft for providing Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 for 50 SMEs. During the event, Dr. Hossam Osman, SECC Project Manager, presented the "Training & Implementation Plans" to the audience and which are supposed to start on May 6th, 2007. The event was held at SECC premises at the Smart Village and was attended by 31 specialists belonging to the participating companies.
- Provide software companies with legal development infrastructure toolsets that facilitate adhering to best practices in software engineering while operating on state-of-the-art technologies
- Build capacity of software companies
- Reduce skill mismatch and fill in the market gap between available and needed resources
- Increase companies' competitive advantage and hence Egypt's share in offshore outsourcing