Big Wins
  • Complex application for National School Lunch Program reduced to one page
  • Improved application projected to save $600 million in taxpayer dollars
  • Government teams embrace new mental model for solving tough problems
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    Rate of Improper Payments

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    $1.8 Billion

    Improper Payments to Schools

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    Goal for Decrease in Error Rate

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    30 Million

    Children Eligible For the Program

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    $600 Million

    Projected Taxpayer Savings

Scope of Engagement
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    Fundamentals Workshop

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    Instructor Certification

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    Special Topics Workshops

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    Enterprise Access


Luma Outcomes

Application form reduced from four pages to one

First year of use, received very positive feedback from users

U.S.D.A. staff empowered to innovate through LUMA System

20+ states using the revised form on their websites

Project Recognition

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