Throughout the history of the United States, the country and its people were protected from externally-derived harm to some extent because of the oceans on its eastern and western coasts. However, as technology advanced, the United States quickly grew vulnerable to threats coming over or across the Atlantic or Pacific
In a previous post on The Last Mile, we looked at some of the large technology trends that are poised to get funding across the nation and transform firefighting in 2022. I also discussed how the Biden Administration – seeing the increased frequency and severity of incredibly damaging wildfires –
In a list of the most devastating and destructive years for wildland fires since 1960, the worst five years in terms of acreage burned have all occurred within the past decade and a half. That means that we’re living in a time of more frequent, more deadly, and more devastating
In today’s increasingly network-enabled, digitally-transformed government, one of the greatest resources that the government has at its disposal is data. As David Egts, the Chief Technologist for North America Public Sector at Red Hat recently explained in an interview, “It’s clear that data has the power to revolutionize the government.
Digital transformation and modernization initiatives are pervasive across all levels and sectors of our government – from federal civilian agencies, to military organizations, to state and local law enforcement and public safety organizations. Every agency and organization is exploring how new technologies can be implemented within the enterprise to increase