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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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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

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Surviving the Age of Analytics
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VIDEO: Check out the following video to get a firsthand look at an analytics solution that's designed in respect to the modern world. Learn what separates this analytics platform from others in terms of scalability, flexibility, ease-of-use, speed, and more.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 19 Jun 2014

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Seven Steps to Improve Information Delivery and Accuracy
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VIDEO: Watch this on-demand webcast to find out how data discovery tools and procedures can help you improve information delivery and accuracy. Get real-life examples from leading organizations.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 18 Jun 2014

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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

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SAP HANA: Real-Time Solutions for Manufacturing
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VIDEO: Manufacturers face numerous challenges, from pricing decisions, to energy consumption and human error. Increasingly, they must leverage data to make more informed operational decisions. Watch this expert roundtable discussion to learn how HP and SAP HANA help manufacturers take better advantage of real-time data.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 16 Apr 2014

HP & Intel®

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.
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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

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Evolution of a Data Scientist
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Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Jan 18, 2014

Actian Corporation

The Future of Finance Is Now: Part Five
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Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Feb 19, 2014

Workday

Video: Developing Workday Big Data Analytics with Customers
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Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Premiered: 21 Mar 2014

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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 two 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: 19 Mar 2014 | Premiered: 19 Mar 2014

HP & Intel®

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: 19 Mar 2014 | Premiered: 19 Mar 2014

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Business value of SAP HANA
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VIDEO: Successful SAP HANA implementations typically begin with a business case. View the following brief video to learn how important it is for business and IT to agree on priorities and expectations before launching a SAP HANA implementation.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Premiered: 19 Mar 2014

HP & Intel®

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

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Business value of SAP HANA
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
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.
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SAP HANA: Actionable intelligence
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
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

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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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IBM Cognos Enterprise in Action
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Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 27, 2014

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Predictive Analytics: Expanding BI’s Potential
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Posted: 13 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 13, 2014

IBM

Analytics: The Key to Unlocking the Intelligence in Data
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WEBCAST: View this on-demand webcast to hear from professionals in the analytics space from Frost and Sullivan and IBM Business Analytics as they discuss the benefits and best practices for predictive analytics and business intelligence (BI).
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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.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 30, 2014, 12:00 EST (17:00 GMT)

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Big Data and Big Insights with Dell, SAP and Hadoop
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Posted: 13 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 28, 2014, 12:00 EST (17:00 GMT)

SAP America, Inc.

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.
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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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