SPSS is one of the most widely used statistical analysis packages in the world. It was first released in 1968 and gained considerable traction among social sciences researchers. It grew steadily in popularity, especially among academics, but when IBM bought SPSS in 2009, the company made substantial inroads with business customers looking to add predictive analytics to their capabilities. Bottom line, SPSS users are often dealing with a lot of valuable intellectual property, from proprietary research to big data.
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