7 Pitfalls to Avoid When Launching an Enterprise Drone Program
According to a 2017 Pew Research Poll, when asked how they would feel if they saw a drone flying close to where they live, relatively large shares of Americans say they would be curious (58%) or interested (45%). At the same time, around one-in-four (26%) say they would be nervous, and around one-in-ten say this would make them feel angry (12%) or scared (11%). The sentiment in large companies mimics that of the majority of Americans; executives are curious and interested in the benefits of the rapidly evolving drone industry are cautiously moving faster to implement drone strategies. In working with large companies to implement drone programs, Juniper Unmanned has seen that skepticism about the ROI is often not the biggest objection internal champions face when launching or scaling a drone program. Executives throughout these companies need to see a well-managed, efficient, safe and professional program that provides business value, encourages public acceptance, minimizes liability.