Harvesting Data from Facebook with IBM SPSS Statistics

We all know that SPSS Statistics can import data from a wide variety of sources, but what about importing data from social media sites such as Facebook? Turns out you can do that too with a relatively simple extension that is implemented in R and makes use of the Rfacebook package.  Continue reading Harvesting Data from Facebook with IBM SPSS Statistics

Learn SPSS Statistics at the Big Data University in Chinese Edition

The Chinese version of SPSS Statistics Big Data University training is now available. We are launching our free training about statistical analysis technology and in this training you will learn the basic of IBM SPSS Statistics including programmability.  Continue reading Learn SPSS Statistics at the Big Data University in Chinese Edition

Updated docs on programmability in SPSS Statistics

Check out the new version of the Programming and Data Management book (for SPSS Statistics 24). The book covers data management using the IBM SPSS Statistics command language, programming with IBM SPSS Statistics and Python or R, IBM SPSS Statistics extension commands, and IBM SPSS Statistics for SAS programmers.   Continue reading Updated docs on programmability in SPSS Statistics

R + SPSS: Installing R Essentials from GitHub

Earlier this week, we released the new versions of SPSS Statistics (version 24) and SPSS Modeler (version 18). With the new product release we also have a new version of R Essentials available for both products. Learn where to find R Essentials for Statistics and Modeler on GitHub and how to install.  Continue reading R + SPSS: Installing R Essentials from GitHub