we have multiple data sources in IBM SPSS. we are trying to find out if we need to bring the files from SPSS workstations to any DB server or connect directly to those SPSS data sources from Tableau Desktop using ODBC connection.
According to the Tech Specs, Tableau Desktop can connect natively to SPSS files.
See the Statistical files item listed here:
All Technical Specifications | Tableau Software
More information on connecting to Statistical files in the Desktop Help here:
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