Daniel Katz is cofounder and head of strategy of Aerotas. He has a rich background in strategy and innovation consulting, helping businesses from startups to the Fortune 500 identify opportunities for innovation. Learn more at Aerotas.com/surveyor.
When starting a drone mapping program, many surveyors begin by deciding which drone to purchase, and only after that do they start thinking about how they will produce their final survey deliverable using the drone.
In our experience implementing UAV mapping operations for surveyors, civil engineers, public works departments, photogrammetrists and others, the most critical lesson we have learned is the importance of starting simply.