Onboarding with DroneDeploy

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A one-stop shop to review all the key steps to becoming a successful user of DroneDeploy. We highly recommend you review the content in this guide to ensure DroneDeploy delivers you maximum value in the shortest amount of time.

1. Understanding the Basics of Drones

Resources for those that are new to using drones:

Don't have a drone?
Check out our Drone Buyer's Guide for an in-depth review of your options and recommendations by industry.

2. Flying Your Drone with DroneDeploy

Using the application to launch flights to create successful maps:

3. Uploading Your Data into DroneDeploy

Process data from your drone and make a great map. DroneDeploy's Map Engine is only available to customers on our Lite, Individual, Teams, and Enterprise plans:

4. Reviewing and Adding Value to Your Map

Add value to your new map by leveraging analytics features and sharing your findings:

The DroneDeploy App Market
Our customers work across a variety of industries, and we're committed to serving advanced analysis across the board. Check out the App Market for tools to complement the core features within your DroneDeploy dashboard.

5. Leveraging Best Practices for Your Industry

Learn about tools specific to your industry and from other DroneDeploy users in your industry:

Downloadable resources
Webinar recordings, case studies, and eBooks are available on our Resources page.
Agriculture Article Links
Helpful Additional Tools Understanding NDVI Data
Ag Tools
Modified NDVI cameras for DJI
Shapefile Exports
Zone Management
Case Studies Identifying Crop Variability with Drones: What’s the Difference Between NDVI, False-NDVI, and VARI Plant Health Formulas?
Evaluating Weather Damage
Soil Sampling & Drone Mapping for Crop Prescriptions
Plant Counts and Stand analysis
Importing Instructions Importing Imagery into AgLeader SMS Advanced
Construction, Surveying & Mining Article Links
Helpful Additional Tools How Accurate is My Map?
Elevation Toolbox
Successfully Conducting & Processing GCPs
App Market Tools
When to Use Ground Control Points
Importing Instructions Importing Data from DroneDeploy
Importing Point Cloud Data into AutoCAD
Construction Case Studies Bid and Site Selection
  Monitoring Construction Sites
  Compare Actual Earthwork to Site Plans
  Compare Design Plans and Drone Maps with Overlay Tool
Surveying Case Studies Using Drones and GCPs for Surveying
Mining Case Study Using Volume Measurements for Stockpiles
  Auditing Aggregates at a Quarry
Drone Service Providers Article links
Helpful additional tools Flight planning Apps for use in DroneDeploy
Data Sharing
Creating PDF Reports
Case Studies How to Build a New Drone Business
How to Price Your Drone Mapping Business
Surviving and Thriving as a Commercial Drone Business
Improving the image quality in your drone maps
Community resources DroneDeploy Forum
sUAS Commercial Mapping Pilots

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