DoD Enterprise Software Initiative (DoD ESI), an official Department of Defense initiative sponsored by the DoD Chief Information Officer (CIO), helps information technology buyers achieve Best value on commercial software for their government programs.
This DoD Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) Best Value Toolkit represents the commercial best practices combined with DoD ESI's many years of experience in commercial software acquisition in the DoD. It has been designed for use in a variety of situations - use as appropriate and customize its tools to fit your situation.
Best value can be achieved when programs:
All resulting in the most economical Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
This toolkit builds on the BEST VALUE PROCESS ROADMAP contained on the website to guide each user through the tools and resources available to DoD IT buyers to ensure they obtain best value on commercial software acquisitions.
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DisclaimerThis product support analytical tool was identified as part of a database provided solely to assist defense acquisition workforce professionals to identify best value product support solutions which optimize system readiness and life cycle cost. Neither the Department of Defense or the Defense Acquisition University provide any warranty of these tools whatsoever, whether express, implied, or statutory, including, but not limited to, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or any warranty that the contents of the item will be error-free. This analytical tools database should under no circumstances be considered as being all-encompassing, and is in no-wise meant to endorse the capabilities or products of any particular individual, company, or organization.
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