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By the Numbers: Democratization

Facts & figures on the impact that democratization of simulation, high-performance computing and data analysis is having on engineering's digital transformation.

Internet users in the world. — Internetworldstats.com, Miniwatts Marketing Group, Dec. 31, 2016

Amazon Web Services Growth

— Lee Rainie, director of Internet, Science and Technology research at the Pew Research Center, Digital Divides based on a survey conducted from Sept. 29 to Nov. 6, 2016

Fifty-six percent of computer-aided design (CAD) users work on desktop workstations, 42% on PCs, 33% on laptop PCs and 19% on mobile CAD workstations. Six percent use virtual CAD workstations, 5% use tablets and 3% use mobile phones.

— “The Data Security Money Pit: Expense In Depth Hinders Maturity,” a January 2017 study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Varonis Systems, Inc.

— From the “Digital Readiness Gaps” report by the Pew Research Center, which explores the attitudes and behaviors that underpin people’s preparedness and comfort in using digital tools for learning, October 2015: pewinternet.org/2016/09/20/digital-readiness-gaps

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