The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), through its arm Software Engineering Competence
Center (SECC), has launched DX4SW initiative to help the
local software development companies follow the latest
digital transformation global trends.
The (DX4SW) initiative aims to support digital transformation and enterprise agility in the local
IT sector, by
helping software development companies achieve their digital strategies and business objectives.
The Digital Transformation 4 Software Development Companies (DX4SW) initiative comes in cooperation with the Chamber
of Information Technology & Communication (CIT) and the Egyptian Information, Telecommunications, Electronics, and
Software Alliance (EITESAL).
The DX4SW reference architecture and DX guide focus on the development of five main aspects, including the company
Performance and Outcome, Processes, People, Information Systems, and Technology, leveraging SECC’s expertise in
applying the international quality standards in the software industry.
According to DX4SW Product Structure, SECC will present an innovative, technology-enabled, and capability-based
reference architecture offering a service roadmap to help these companies optimize its resources and meet the DX
global trends, following an initial capability assessment for the beneficiary companies.
Both CIT and EITESAL will subsidize their member companies to join the initiative according to their size offering
80% to the small enterprises, 70% to medium-sized, and 60% to large enterprises.
ITIDA has set out the eligibility criteria including the beneficiary company has at least three years of work
experience, must be an Egyptian company working in the ICT field, must be registered in ITIDA’s companies’ online
database, and is a member in the aforementioned NGOs.