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ALSO CALLED: Datamining, Analytics, Data Dredging, Database Analytics, Datamine, Data-mining
DEFINITION: Data dredging, sometimes referred to as "data fishing" is a data mining practice in which large volumes of data are analyzed seeking any possible relationships between data. The traditional scientific method, in contrast, begins with a hypothesis and follows with an examination of the data. Sometimes conducted for unethical purposes, data dredging often circumvents traditional data mining  … 
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SAP Data Management for Big Data and the Internet of Things
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VIDEO: Now that initial big data systems are well defined, forward-thinking IT leaders are actively looking towards the next generation of applications to provide deeper, faster insights into their data. The following video explores the technology to help get you there.
Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 17 Nov 2014

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Video: Tata Consultancy Services speeds operations analysis capabilities while reducing data warehousing costs.
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VIDEO: Tune into the following video case study to learn how Tata Consultancy Services sped up their operations analysis capabilities and reduced data warehousing costs by adopting SmartCloud analytics solutions. Watch now to get a firsthand look at how this technology can benefit you as well.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 10 Nov 2014

IBM

The Paper Problem: Why Banks are Going Digital
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WEBCAST: Roughly half of all business processes involve paper in some capacity, and it often brings high costs and inefficiency. This brief video examines the value that digitizing paper-based processes can bring to your organization.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 5, 2014

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IBM Big Data Solutions: Enables NCSU help businesses unlock value from Big Data
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VIDEO: Tune into the following video to hear from Dr. Michael Kowolenko, Principal Research Scholar, as he shares how North Carolina State University is helping businesses make better decisions and gain deeper insight into big data using IBM InfoSphere.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 29 Oct 2014

IBM

Optimizing Customer Service with Next Generation Analytics
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WEBCAST: Join IBM in the following webcast for a look at a new generation of solutions that can apply Analytics to mine vast stores of customer data and extract a complete picture of the customer and behavior to provide contact centers and customer experience executives with the information they need to create lasting customer engagement.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 10, 2014

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Create Greater Efficiency and IT Visibility with Wire Data Analytics
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SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Amid all of the disruption from cloud computing, virtualization, and mobility in the past decade, wire data has been a constant. By mining this data, one can gain complete cross-tier insight to drive greater efficiency and IT visibility. Click here to download a virtual appliance for wire data analytics.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 11 Sep 2014

ExtraHop

Make Data Make Sense: IBM Watson Foundations
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VIDEO: Tune into the following brief video to learn about IBM Watson, an analytics platform that can turn virtually any amount of data into insights within seconds. Hear how this technology helped many leading companies make smarter decisions, gain deeper insights into their data, and more.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 18 Jul 2014

IBM

Transforming Healthcare Data into Value with Actian Analytics Platform
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VIDEO: View the following brief video to see what kind of loss the healthcare industry faces today and how big data analytics offers a solution that can create customized care at a lower cost, dramatically improve disease prevention, reduce hospital readmission, and more.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 30 Apr 2014

Actian Corporation

Actian Analytics Platform
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WEBCAST: This brief on-demand video introduces an analytics platform designed for today's big data 2.0 world that delivers the key capabilities you need in order to leverage all of your available data.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Jan 18, 2014

Actian Corporation

Step by Step — A Process for Building Analytical Insights
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WEBCAST: This comprehensive, on-demand webcast explores the process of big data analytics and what you can do to accelerate success in a big data 2.0 world.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Feb 20, 2014

Actian Corporation

Big Data for the Rest of Us
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VIDEO: There's value in big data for every organization, no matter the size or industry. But not every business has been able to reap the benefits completely -- only about 1% of companies (usually the big players) have been able to extract real value. That is, until now.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 18 Jan 2014

Actian Corporation

Evolution of a Data Scientist
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WEBCAST: This brief, on-demand video introduces an analytics platform that enables data scientists to harness the power of any available data – regardless of its format or location – to accelerate value and drive business transformation.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Jan 18, 2014

Actian Corporation

The Future of Finance Is Now: Part Five
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WEBCAST: In this 5-part video series, Mark Nittler, vice president of enterprise strategy at Workday, explains how legacy finance systems can't keep up with the needs of today's enterprise. You'll learn how the next generation of financial management focuses on speed, agility, cost, and insights—all delivered in the cloud.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Feb 19, 2014

Workday

Video: Developing Workday Big Data Analytics with Customers
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VIDEO: View the following webcast to get a firsthand look at how big data analytics offers a solution to the typical BI dilemma. See how BDA also allows for the user to manipulate data in real time to craft powerful visualizations, reports, and more.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Premiered: 21 Mar 2014

Workday

The one HP solution for SAP HANA - the fastest path to a real-time enterprise
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VIDEO: View the following video to join 2 SAP experts as they discuss how organizations can analyze big data and unlock real-time insight through a powerhouse combination of SAP HANA and a full-stack infrastructure from HP.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Premiered: 03 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Business value of SAP HANA
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VIDEO: View the following brief video to uncover the true business value of SAP HANA and how it enables the collection of actionable insights on the fly. Learn how in-memory business analytics can deliver the power you need in only a fraction of the time run-of-the-mill analytics can offer.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Premiered: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

SAP HANA: Actionable intelligence
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VIDEO: View the following brief video to uncover how SAP HANA enables the collection of actionable insights on the fly. Learn how in-memory business analytics can deliver the power you need in only a fraction of the time run-of-the-mill analytics can offer.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Premiered: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

HP In Context Analytics - Boost user insight and productivity
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WEBCAST: Watch this brief video today to learn about an analytics tool designed to help you boost user insight and productivity, enabling you to reap the full array of benefits that today's information growth can offer. View now to get started.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 26, 2014

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HP Social Enterprise Services
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WEBCAST: Social networks have revolutionized the way that today's customers gain information and make buying decisions. This brief video introduces a social enterprise service that enables your organization to effectively harness and exploit social information.
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Big Data, Integration and Governance: Use Case – How to Extend Security Intelligence using Big Data Solutions
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WEBCAST: Access this live webcast on January 30, 2014 at 12:00 PM EST (17:00 GMT) to learn how you can use big data tools and technologies to extend security intelligence – allowing you to protect massive data volumes and uncover hidden threats.
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Big Data and Big Insights with Dell, SAP and Hadoop
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WEBCAST: Tune in to this live webcast on January 28, 2014 at 12:00 PM EST to learn about the needs of big data and how the SAP HANA platform gives you the power to store, process, and analyze growing data volumes with ease.
Posted: 13 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 28, 2014, 12:00 EST (17:00 GMT)

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Social Analytics & Intelligence: Getting to Actionable Insights
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WEBCAST: Join Principal Analyst, Leslie Ament, in this on-demand webcast to gain a firsthand look at how to successfully manage social data. Uncover use cases of successful social intelligence and analytics, how to collaborate across multiple channels, and more.
Posted: 03 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 3, 2014

IBM

Real-Time Hadoop Analytics Is Within Your Grasp
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This on-demand webcast takes an inside look at big data and Hadoop adoption, and offers key recommendations to help you find Hadoop analytics success.
Posted: 02 Jan 2014 | Premiered: 29 Aug 2013

Actian Corporation

Get the Most Out of Big Data: Is Hadoop the Right Move?
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WEBCAST: Watch this brief video to learn how a collaborative technology leverages high-speed analytics with Hadoop data and corporate data stored in data warehouses and data marts, in order to deliver more actionable insight for business users.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Premiered: Dec 26, 2013

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IBM Big Data Solutions help Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated speed Decision Making and Insight
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WEBCAST: View this webcast to gain a firsthand look at how data compression can increase the efficiency and overall worth of your data.
Posted: 24 Dec 2013 | Premiered: Dec 24, 2013

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DATA MINING DEFINITION (continued): …  techniques and may lead to premature conclusions. Data dredging is sometimes described as "seeking more information from a data set than it actually contains." Data dredging sometimes results in relationships between variables announced as significant when, in fact, the data require more study before such an association can legitimately be determined. Many variables may be related through chance alone; others may be related through some unknown factor. To make a valid assessment of the relationship between any two variables, further study is required in which isolated variables are contrasted … 
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