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Hui Xiang Chua
Real User
Manager of Data Analytics
Jan 15 2018

What is most valuable?

* Merge, Aggregation, and Crosstabs functions are most valuable when I'm performing data preparation. * Statistical modelling functions within this product, such as Regression and PCA function, are also useful. * The point-and-click… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped our analyst unit deliver work with more transparency and confidence, given that we can always view the dataset in totality, after each step of data transformation.

What needs improvement?

Needs more statistical modelling functions.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Our licence is on a yearly renewal basis. While pricing is not the primary concern in our evaluation, as products are assessed by whether they can meet our user needs and expertise, the cost can be a limiting factor in the number of… more»

What other advice do I have?

The learning curve to using this product is not steep. The program is appropriate for those who do not have a lot of background in programming, yet have to perform basic statistical analysis.
Real User
Senior Research Analyst at a university
Oct 29 2017

What do you think of IBM SPSS Statistics?

What is most valuable?

Custom tables and macros: They allow us to create useful reports quickly for a broad audience.

How has it helped my organization?

We can provide internal benchmarks that allow specific units to compare themselves to others and the whole organization.

What needs improvement?

Scripts are clunky to work with. Better documentation on how to use macros. More affordable training for new staff members.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used it for 17 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Some of the versions have issues. It is not always made public that a “fix” is available. Many hours can be wasted thinking you have something wrong in your code when it really is an issue with the newest version.

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What is IBM SPSS Statistics?

Your organization has more data than ever, but spreadsheets and basic statistical analysis tools limit its usefulness. IBM SPSS Statistics software can help you find new relationships in the data and predict what will likely happen next. Virtually eliminate time-consuming data prep; and quickly create, manipulate and distribute insights for decision making.
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