Now operational DoD chief digital and AI office will be an example of innovation, officials say

DoD admits it’s not industry, but that just means it has a different way of getting things done.

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, a driver displaying Lyft and Uber stickers on his front windshield drops off a customer in downtown Los Angeles. Hailing a ride with a smartphone app in many U.S. cities could come down to a fight over fingerprints. Following incidents where Uber drivers were found to have criminal records, a growing number of state and local governments want ride-hailing drivers to undergo fingerprint background checks. Uber and its chief rival, Lyft, have fought those checks, contending their own method of vetting drivers is just as safe. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Ridesharing gets a Lyft from House lawmakers

House Lawmakers introduced two bills this week to make rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft reimbursable for federal employees.

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Jeff Neal, senior vice president of ICF International.Jeff Neal, senior vice president of ICF International.

Uber or a taxi? How the federal government underachieves on digital tech

Ride-sharing is just one example of how digital tech can transform a service. Where are those examples in government?

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