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Find out what your peers are saying about IBM SPSS Statistics vs. IBM Watson Studio and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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Pros
"In terms of the features I've found most valuable, I'd say the duration, the correlation, and of course the nonparametric statistics. I use it for reliability and survival analysis, time series, regression models in different solutions, and different types of solutions.""The solution is very comprehensive, especially compared to Minitabs, which is considered more for manufacturing. However, whatever data you want to analyze can be handled with SPSS.""The SPSS interface is very accessible and user-friendly. It's really easy to get information in it. I've shared it with experts and beginners, and everyone can navigate it.""SPSS is quite robust and quicker in terms of providing you the output.""The features that I have found most valuable are the Bayesian statistics and descriptive statistics.""It is a modeling tool with helpful automation.""The most valuable features are the small learning curve and its ability to hold a lot of data.""You can quickly build models because it does the work for you."

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"It has a lot of data connectors, which is extremely helpful.""IBM Watson Studio consistently automates across channels."

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Cons
"One of the areas that should be similar to Minitabs is the use of blogs. The Minitabs blog helps users understand the tools and gives lots of practical examples. Following the SPSS manual is cumbersome. It's a good, exhaustive manual, but it's not practical to use. With Minitabs, you can go to the blogs and find specific articles written about various components and it's very helpful. Without blogs, we find SPSS more complicated.""If there is any self-generation data collection plan (DCP), it would be helpful in gathering data. It would also be useful if there is a function to scale it up to, let's say, UiPath and have it consolidate and integrate into a UiPath solution.""The solution needs more planning tools and capabilities.""I would like SPSS to improve its integration with other data-filing IBM tools. I also think its duration with data, utilization, and graphics could be better.""It could provide even more in the way of automation as there are many opportunities.""I'd like to see them use more artificial intelligence. It should be smart enough to do predictions and everything based on what you input.""The technical support should be improved.""SPSS slows down the computer or the laptop if the data is huge; then you need a faster computer."

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"Some of the solutions are really good solutions but they can be a little too costly for many.""The initial setup was complex."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The pricing of the modeler is high and can reduce the utility of the product for those who can not afford to adopt it."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer: 
    SPSS is quite robust and quicker in terms of providing you the output.
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    You can download it for free, but if you want to enable the professional features, you can buy one license if that's all you need. But if you have many collaborators and want to add more contributors… more »
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    From an improvement standpoint, I could compare to PyCharm and see how many other things you can automate things. In PyCharm you use Python and have a lot of packages. SPSS is missing out on some of… more »
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    We are looking to automate (parts of) our budgeting and financial forecasting cycle
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    SPSS Statistics
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    Overview
    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.

    IBM Watson Studio provides tools for data scientists, application developers and subject matter experts to collaboratively and easily work with data to build and train models at scale. It gives you the flexibility to build models where your data resides and deploy anywhere in a hybrid environment so you can operationalize data science faster.

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    LDB Group, RightShip, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Capgemini Consulting, TEAC Corporation, Ironside, nViso SA, Razorsight, Si.mobil, University Hospitals of Leicester, CROOZ Inc., GFS Fundraising Solutions, Nedbank Ltd., IDS-TILDA
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    University38%
    Financial Services Firm19%
    Aerospace/Defense Firm6%
    Non Profit6%
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    Comms Service Provider25%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Educational Organization13%
    Government8%
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    Comms Service Provider24%
    Computer Software Company21%
    Educational Organization8%
    Financial Services Firm7%
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    Small Business32%
    Midsize Enterprise23%
    Large Enterprise45%
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    Large Enterprise22%
    Find out what your peers are saying about IBM SPSS Statistics vs. IBM Watson Studio and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    564,322 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    IBM SPSS Statistics is ranked 5th in Data Science Platforms with 12 reviews while IBM Watson Studio is ranked 12th in Data Science Platforms with 2 reviews. IBM SPSS Statistics is rated 8.2, while IBM Watson Studio is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM SPSS Statistics writes "Offers good Bayesian and descriptive statistics". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Watson Studio writes "Integrates consistently across your digital channel when trying to build an end-to-end digital platform". IBM SPSS Statistics is most compared with IBM SPSS Modeler, Weka, Alteryx, TIBCO Statistica and Databricks, whereas IBM Watson Studio is most compared with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio, IBM SPSS Modeler, Google Cloud Datalab, Amazon SageMaker and H2O.ai. See our IBM SPSS Statistics vs. IBM Watson Studio report.

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