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Likelihood to Recommend

Azure Machine Learning Studio

For [a] data scientist require[d] to build a machine learning model, so he/she didn't worry about infrastructure to maintain it.
All kind of feature[s] such as train, build, deploy and monitor the machine learning model available in a single suite.
If someone has [their] own environment for ML studio, so there [it would] not [be] useful for them.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM SPSS

SPSS is well suited when you are dealing with respondent level data and need to clean, recode, or make changes. It's one of the only softwares that I always go back to using as it is the foundation of statistical software programs. It might not be very useful when looking at BIG data, but it works for reviewing survey data
John Froehlich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Azure Machine Learning Studio

  • User friendliness: This is by far the most user friendly tool I've seen in analytics. You don't need to know how to code at all! Just create a few blocks, connect a few lines and you are capable of running a boosted decision tree with a very high R squared!
  • Speed: Azure ML is a cloud based tool, so processing is not made with your computer, making the reliability and speed top notch!
  • Cost: If you don't know how to code, this is by far the cheapest machine learning tool out there. I believe it costs less than $15/month. If you know how to code, then R is free.
  • Connectivity: It is super easy to embed R or Python codes on Azure ML. So if you want to do more advanced stuff, or use a model that is not yet available on Azure ML, you can simply paste the code on R or Python there!
  • Microsoft environment: Many many companies rely on the Microsoft suite. And Azure ML connects perfectly with Excel, CSV and Access files.
Gabriel Chiararia | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM SPSS

  • SPSS has been around for quite a while and has amassed a large suite of functionality. One of its longest-running features is the ability to automate SPSS via scripting, AKA "syntax." There is a very large community of practice on the internet who can help newbies to quickly scale up their automation abilities with SPSS. And SPSS allows users to save syntax scripting directly from GUI wizards and configuration windows, which can be a real life-saver if one is not an experienced coder.
  • Many statistics package users are doing scientific research with an eye to publish reproducible results. SPSS allows you to save datasets and syntax scripting in a common format, facilitating attempts by peer reviewers and other researchers to quickly and easily attempt to reproduce your results. It's very portable!
  • SPSS has both legacy and modern visualization suites baked into the base software, giving users an easily mountable learning curve when it comes to outputting charts and graphs. It's very easy to start with a canned look and feel of an exported chart, and then you can tweak a saved copy to change just about everything, from colors, legends, and axis scaling, to orientation, labels, and grid lines. And when you've got a chart or graph set up the way you like, you can export it as an image file, or create a template syntax to apply to new visualizations going forward.
  • SPSS makes it easy for even beginner-level users to create statistical coding fields to support multidimensional analysis, ensuring that you never need to destructively modify your dataset.
  • In closing, SPSS's long and successful tenure ensures that just about any question a new user may have about it can be answered with a modicum of Google-fu. There are even several fully-fledged tutorial websites out there for newbie perusal.
Benjamin Plotkin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Azure Machine Learning Studio

  • It would be great to have text tips that could ease new users to the platform, especially if an error shows up
  • Scenario-based documentation
  • Pre-processing of modules that had been previously run. Sometimes they need to be re-run for no apparent reason
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM SPSS

  • SPSS is not free and is fairly pricey.
  • For those requiring advanced procedures not on SPSS, programmable coding, like in R Statistics, may be more limited and not as robust and use of R or other programs might be needed.
  • Statistical Package for Social Sciences and can only be used to perform only statistical operations. Further purchases of other packages will be required.
  • Default graphics are far from publication quality. Generally, it’s better to use other programs for graphics.
  • Information about effect size and confidence intervals is missing for many techniques.
Craig West | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Azure Machine Learning Studio

Azure Machine Learning Studio 7.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

IBM SPSS

IBM SPSS 10.0
Based on 16 answers
It's super easy to use for newbies and super powerful for power users! It does EVERYTHING you are usually asked to do analytically. Their Help Desk is PHENOMENAL. And I find the upgrade and renewal price to be a good deal.
Lance Huntley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Azure Machine Learning Studio

Azure Machine Learning Studio 7.0
Based on 2 answers
Easy and fastest way to develop, test, deploy and monitor the machine learning model.
- Easy to load the data set
-Drag and drop the process of the Machine learning life cycle.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM SPSS

IBM SPSS 6.0
Based on 9 answers
SPSS is beginner friendly and user-friendly for beginner analysts and simple statistical tests. It's "click and go" interface does take some learning, but overall this is much easier than other programs I have used and seen. Compared to SAS software, SPSS takes a great deal less familiarizing and it not a matter of learning a coding language like SAS and RStudio.
Julie Ressalam, MPH | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Azure Machine Learning Studio

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM SPSS

IBM SPSS 6.0
Based on 2 answers
SPSS can tend to crash when I am trying to do a lot of data. This can slow me down when I need to do a lot of data
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Azure Machine Learning Studio

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM SPSS

IBM SPSS 6.0
Based on 2 answers
SPSS does the job, but it can be slow. I do have to plan a lot of time to get through a huge amount of data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Azure Machine Learning Studio

Azure Machine Learning Studio 6.2
Based on 2 answers
Support is nonexistent. It's very frustrating to try and find someone to actually talk to. The robot chatbots are just not well trained.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM SPSS

IBM SPSS 5.0
Based on 6 answers
I have not contacted IBM SPSS for support myself. However, our IT staff has for trying to get SPSS Text Analytics Module to work. The issue was never resolved, but I'm not sure if it was on the IT's end or on SPSS's end
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Azure Machine Learning Studio

Azure Machine Learning Studio 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM SPSS

IBM SPSS 5.0
Based on 5 answers
Have a plan for managing the yearly upgrade cycle. Most users work in the desktop version, so there needs to be a mechanism for either pushing out new versions of the software or a key manager to deal with updated licensing keys. If you have a lot of users this needs to be planned for in advance.
Rebecca T Barber, MBA, PHD | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Azure Machine Learning Studio

It is easier to learn, it has a very cost effective license for use, it has native build and created for Azure cloud services, and that makes it perfect when compared against the alternatives. As a Microsoft tool, it has been built to contain many visual features and improved usability even for non-specialist users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM SPSS

Other software that I can compare to SPSS include R, Excel and SAS. Overall, SPSS is easier to get familiar with and more user friendly which is why I can see it as more appropriate for taught courses. The computational capabilities are not similar to R, but on the other hand it is simpler to use. Excel is much more time consuming in any scenario deriving from the very basics of statistical analysis.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Azure Machine Learning Studio

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM SPSS

IBM SPSS 5.0
Based on 1 answer
I am neutral because I have not had to look into scalability since I am using as a student.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Azure Machine Learning Studio

  • Productivity: Instead of coding and recoding, Azure ML helped my organization to get to meaningful results faster;
  • Cost: Azure ML can save hundreds (or even thousands) of dollars for an organization, since the license costs around $15/month per seat.
  • Focus on insights and not on statistics: Since running a model is so easy, analysts can focus more on recommendations and insights, rather than statistical details
Gabriel Chiararia | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM SPSS

  • IBM SPSS has allowed me to quickly analyze data for research.
  • IBM SPSS has allowed me to complete analyses in order to submit research findings to conferences and complete manuscripts.
  • IBM SPSS has enabled me to meet research objectives set out in grant proposals.
Ariana Tart-Zelvin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Azure Machine Learning Studio

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Azure Machine Learning Studio Editions & Modules

Edition
Studio Pricing - Free$0.001
Studio Pricing - Standard$9.992
Production Web API - Dev/Test$0.003
Production Web API - Standard S1$100.133
Production Web API - Standard S2$1000.063
Production Web API - Standard S3$9999.983
  1. per month
  2. per ML studio workspace/per month
  3. per month
Additional Pricing Details

IBM SPSS

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

IBM SPSS Editions & Modules

Edition
Subscription$99.001
  1. Per User Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

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