The Way Forward: Re Baseline Progress


The Way Forward (TWF) is a special short-term project established by the One Washington program to assess and recommend changes to the One Washington financials baseline implementation. The changes are to ensure that appropriate processes, resources, and plans are in place to support the journey of the One Washington program."

It was determined that October 2022 was not an… Read more

Leveraging Leadership Transitions


“We are positioned well to keep the same trajectory and same path forward.” 

Executive sponsor, Cristie Fredrickson shares what’s new and what’s to expect regarding One Washington leadership changes.  

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Unified Approach to Change Management


“The OCM team is here to help agencies and state employees get through the implementation of Workday as seamlessly as possible.” 

One Washington plans for a unified approach to change management to align with others across state government. In an interview with OCM deputy director, Danielle Blanchard, we… Read more


The Way Forward (TWF) sub-project to determine new project goals, scope, deployment approach and schedule provides the phase 1a deployment approach for the implementation of Workday core financials and supplemental resource materials about… Read more


On May 16, One Washington leadership presented the program’s official recommendation for the scope of the initial financial implementation to the executive steering committee. After consulting with agency partners, expert partners and state subject matter experts, the program recommended, and the executive steering committee approved the addition of limited requisition to pay functionality to the scope of the phase 1a… Read more


The One Washington executive steering committee voted to adopt newly crafted project goals for the first financial implementation of the Workday system to replace AFRS. Through The Way Forward sub-project, the program will reflect upon and use these goals to drive work in the next three reassessment buckets: project scope for the first financial implementation, the deployment approach and ultimately, a re-baselined project schedule.