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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