As a result, institutionalizing trafficking management as the primary route, through which all executive agencies acquire and manage annual spending of approximately $270 billion on common goods and services, will help taxpayers get better value from their acquisition investments for everyday needs and, just as importantly, will allow contract offices to pay greater attention to their agency`s critical acquisitions. . The Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) was created to set up and manage COTS IT agreements, assets, and policies for companies across the Department of Defense and the intelligence community to streamline procurement practices. Since its inception, it has changed the DOD COMPUTER acquisition game and made it easier than ever to acquire IT solutions while significantly reducing costs. DOD Directive 8470.01E, Approved by the Deputy Minister of Defense and effective September 6, 2018, the Minister of the Navy announced that the Department of the Navy would act as executive agent of the DoD (EA) for the commercial management of Core Enterprise Technology Agreements (CETA) software, appointed by the Defense Business Council (DBC) to support Information Technology Management (ITCM) and the DoD Enterprise Software Initiative. in accordance with DoD 5101.1. . . .

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