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Office of the Chief Financial Officer
United States Department of Agriculture

Lean Six Sigma Projects

Here are some of the latest Green and Black belt projects being worked on at USDA:

Direct Premium Remittance System (DPRS)

  • Streamline existing physical workflow to eliminate redundancy.
  • Review staff alignment and duties to recommend improvements in efficiency.
  • Improve customer service through more efficient processing.
  • Progress and Completion

Grants Process

Goal Statement (Process Metrics)

  • All common processes will be supported by a documented, integrated, streamlined, sustainable and transparent approach by FY 08
  • All exceptions to common processes will be justified and approved through business case analysis by FY 07
  • Design a means to measure and attain a high customer satisfaction level
  • Reduce costs for managing the Grants Management process
  • Reduce number of payment methods to two by FY 08