Digital Transformation was front and centre of discussion at the recent Consortiq sponsored Telegraph Digital Enterprise Network (DEN) Live event in London this week. Minister of State for Digital, the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, talked through the challenges facing the UK and the culture of transformation in Britain today.
Telegraph CIO, Chris Taylor, hosted a panel session with Microsoft, Lloyds Banking Group and SAP where it became clear that digital transformation is as much about the people as it is about the technology.
In his address, Paul Rigby, Consortiq CEO, went on to explain the same was true with the deployment of drones in large enterprises. Technology has blazed a trail that regulators are working hard to keep up with. And even public opinion is starting to shift with many now accepting that drones will completely disrupt the way services are delivered. They key to unlocking this next stage of the drone revolution is unsurprisingly all about safety.
There are clear business benefits in deploying drones with multiple applications across multiple sectors; more efficient cell tower inspections, better news coverage, faster search and rescue operations to name but a few. However, to become really mainstream, a multi-layered approach to drone safety is required. Regulators working hand in hand with operators, manufacturers, software developers, universities and enterprise will ultimately lead to proven safety standards in line with the best of manned aviation.
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