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At a farm in Dublin, Ireland, Paul Brennan took a video that has gone viral for its creativity in using drones – rounding up sheep.


1. Put on your thinking cap. Is there any task that a drone could do in the future to assist the accountant or auditor?
2. Besides Amazon, what other large companies are planning to use or are using drones to improve operations?
3. What are the costs and the benefits of commercial uses for drones?

Source: BBC Staff (2015). Farmers test out flying sheepdog., March 30 (Retrievable online at (2015). Dog days are over? Farmer herds sheep with drone. March 28 (Retrievable online at