SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) is used by various kinds of researchers for complex statistical data analysis. The SPSS software package was created for the management and statistical analysis of social science data. It was was originally launched in 1968 by SPSS Inc., and was later acquired by IBM in 2009. Officially dubbed IBM SPSS Statistics, most users still refer to it as SPSS. As the world standard for social science data analysis, SPSS is widely coveted due it’s straightforward and English-like command language and impressively thorough user manual.
SPSS is used by market researchers, health researchers, survey companies, government entities, education researchers, marketing organizations, data miners, and many more for the processing and analyzing of survey data. Most top research agencies use SPSS to analyze survey data and mine text data so that they can get the most out of their research projects.