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SPSS, Inc. is the name of a company that produces a computer program SPSS, used for statistical analysis. Between 2009 and 2010 the premier software for SPSS was called PASW (Predictive Analytics SoftWare) Statistics. The company announced July 28, 2009 that it was being acquired by IBM. As of January 2010, it became "SPSS: An IBM Company"

IBM SPSS software is installed on all computers in the Sawyer Computing Center and is available to faculty on request.


For SBS Faculty Only: Our SPSS license allows for faculty home installs.  We cannot loan you the install CD due to licensing restrictions. You can either bring in your computer on campus or contact us for further instructions.

The Sawyer Business School licenses the following SPSS software and modules:

SPSS® Statistics Base,Windows

SPSS® Regression

SPSS® Advanced Statistics

SPSS® Categories

SPSS® Tables Original

SPSS® Custom Tables

SPSS® Forecasting

SPSS® Trends Original

SPSS Amos™

SPSS Online Resources and Documentation

Provided by IBM: