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Improvement efforts surpass $100 million in benefits


Since the Transformation Initiative started in late 2008 we have launched approximately 100 improvement efforts. So far, 35 improvement projects are complete resulting in benefits valued at $106.5 million. Benefits are tracked and updated monthly. Full implementation of the Transformation Roadmap, the plan for our continuous improvement effort, is expected to bring targeted biannual savings of at least $269 million. Learn more about the completed initiatives.


Nearly 6000 online transformation courses completed


More and more employees are getting involved in our transformation efforts to show Oregonians how government can work well for them. Currently, DHS and OHA offer employees a Transformation Awareness online course, which provides an overview of the Transformation Initiative, and a Lean Thinking course designed to familiarize employees with the standard Lean tools used to simplify and streamline work processes. Each online course is self-paced and takes about 30 minutes to complete. So far, 4735 employees have completed the Transformation Awareness course and 1228 have taken Lean Thinking.