That's exactly how companies are shooting themselves in the feet. There is no serious focus on knowledge transfer or cross-training. One day, a function/task will make more sense via analog and there'll be no one who can make that happen.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.