While drone technology is evolving at a tremendous pace, the challenges associated with the adoption of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in organizations are also rising. Subsequently, the assessment of how drones will aid in fulfilling organization-specific goals has become a challenge for businesses due to drones’ varied applications in construction, agriculture, military, disaster relief, and many other industries. Demand for qualified pilots and education on drone industry regulations have led to mushrooming of technology consulting companies in the market to assist businesses in overcoming challenges such as handling, design, construction, operations, and maintenance of an organization’s drone projects.
Consulting companies assist organizations by developing a set of best practices for the smooth execution of drone-tech based projects. The consultants educate the drone pilots with necessary information on drone regulations and train them to ensure drone operations are carried out safely and effectively. Consultants also equip organizations with UAS equipment and software that are best suited for an organization. Furthermore, by leveraging innovative technology, such as aerial data capture, photogrammetric processing, and 3D topographic mapping, consultants improve the current workflow of UAVs in an organization. New workflows are designed to build a long-term strategy for the usage of drone technology in a controlled and safe manner.
The adoption of drone technology in corporate companies is still in the nascent phase. The lack of insights on the drone industry is hindering the smooth implementation of drone technology. With drone consulting companies, businesses can incorporate drone technology with ease, owing to efficient strategy reviews, effective hardware evaluations, and dynamic training frameworks.
This edition of CIO Applications brings to you the “Top 10 Drone Technology Consulting/ Services Companies – 2018.” The list gives you some of the most innovative organizations in the industry that assist companies in the adoption of drone technology to enhance their business processes.