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DEFINITION: Hancock is a C-based programming language developed by AT&T specifically for data mining telephone and Internet records. AT&T's software is used to discover what the company calls "communities of interest" -- social networks of people who call each other. The software was developed in the late 1990s for lead generation and to detect customer fraud. For example, if a new account is linked  … 
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Data Mining White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Moving Beyond Masking and Subsetting: Realizing the Value of Test Data Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes common problems and potential benefits of Test Data Management (TDM) in a testing and development environment. Debunk assumptions that could be holding you back from better TDM, learn why masking production data is not a simple solution, and discover a more efficient and easier TDM policy for IT.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

CA Technologies

Simplifying and Accelerating Master Data Management
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Many MDM projects are failing due to time and effort requirements. This white paper discusses the problems that face traditional MDM approaches and data mastering innovations. Leverage best practices and new technology to improve the view of your data across the enterprise.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Information Builders

Massive Data Sets Are No Match for Powered-Up Data Centers
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Deriving insight from big data is growing as a success factor. Access this white paper to discover how to speed up your data center's analysis. Learn how three big name companies came together to provide a tool, find out what they came up with, and see whether it's a good fit for your organization.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2016

Intel Corporation

6 Issues That Can Derail Your Big Data Initiative
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: 55% of big data projects are never finished. Your Hadoop ecosystem is more important to these projects than you may realize, so it's important to fully understand the role it plays. This white paper discusses the 6 primary issues that are knocking big data projects off the tracks, and how to get your data management back on track.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2016

Information Builders

Successful Digital Transformation Is Built Upon Actionable Intelligence
sponsored by AI Foundry
WHITE PAPER: Digital transformation is part of most companies' strategy to gain a competitive edge. Can you afford to fall behind? This white paper investigates the challenges standing in the way, like high volumes of unstructured data, and what can be done to overcome them.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

AI Foundry

How One Company Integrated Its Infrastructure with Hadoop
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn about how one company that used the Kafka Messaging tool with Hadoop to extend its data integration architecture to incorporate big data in real time. Discover how the company was able to improve customer services, security, and data management, and how you can do the same.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Intel Corporation

Optimize Supply Chain Management with an In-Memory Data Platform
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Legacy supply chains can suffer from issues like data latency, data fragmentation, and a lack of scalability, which can hold businesses back in an increasingly fast-paced, data-driven world. Find out how to empower supply chain management teams with agility, real-time business intelligence, and predictive analytics capabilities.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Intel Corporation

Realizing the Promise of a Data Lake
sponsored by Zaloni
WHITE PAPER: From 2010 to 2020, the amount of data is expected to increase by 20 times, with 77% of relevant data being unstructured. Learn why enterprise data warehouses (EDWs) can't always deliver the necessary insights and discover how Hadoop data lakes can pick up where EDWs leave off.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

Zaloni

Data Lakes: The 360-Degree Approach
sponsored by Zaloni
WHITE PAPER: With so much data available, managed data lakes are becoming crucial to the modern data architecture. Learn how they can give your enterprise the agility and scalability needed for timely discovery and valuable business insights from big data.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

Zaloni

Data Science is a Team Sport -- Do you Have the Skills to be a Team Player?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: How do raw metrics and records become information that drives business results? Explore ways to equip data scientists, engineers, and more with the skills they need to make actionable, valuable insights.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

IBM

Defining the Data Lake and Common Use Cases
sponsored by Zaloni
WHITE PAPER: In a time when the variety and volume of data is continuously growing, data lakes are an emerging and powerful architectural approach, providing much needed flexibility. Learn more about the differences between data lakes and EDWs, keys to data lake management, and common use cases.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

Zaloni

Pushing the Start Button on Information Lifecycle Governance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Strong information governance ensures that big data remains an advantage for your company. It is important to realize that information governance improvement has to come slowly, in steps instead of strides. Read on to gauge your company's information governance maturity and how to set realistic goals.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

IBM

Building Success: Strengthen your Data Discovery and Classification
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: How can you strengthen your data foundation without compromising its integrity? This Forrester Research Report breaks down the struggle with data discovery and security. What are strong approaches to data classification that you can implement in your company moving forward? Read this report now and find out.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

IBM

Manufacturers Turn to Internet of Things to Boost Customer Engagement
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming. By 2020, experts expect the IoT to make 28 billion connections to the Internet. This white paper explores how investing in the right CRM solution can help manufacturers further enhance their IoT strategies, as well as support their customer-centric initiatives.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Infor

Building a Business Portfolio to be Customer-Centric: 3 Considerations
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Is your business positioned to meet the new customer expectations and demands, and add services to your business portfolio? Access this white paper now to learn how you can best take advantage of CRM technology to grow your business portfolio and understand your customers.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Infor

Big Data, Bad Data, Good Data: The Link Between Information Governance and Big Data Outcomes
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Big data means big opportunities for business insight and smarter decisions. The key to success is separating good and bad data. This white paper explores the link between good information governance and the outcomes of big data analytics projects. Learn how to ensure your big data initiative's success.
Posted: 22 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

IBM

Transforming your workforce from an expense to a profit center
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to identify your strongest employee performance data and transform that data into a repeatable process that will increase position productivity to its fullest potential through hiring, training, and employee development.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2016

Infor

Decision Matrix: Selecting a Customer Analytics Solution for Telcos
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report, learn how IT research firm Ovum developed its decision matrix to identify how the leading customer analytics vendors stack up against each other in terms of their technology, execution of strategy, and market impact.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

How to Actively Manage Customer Experience with True Proactive Care
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Proactive customer care seeks to settle customer complaints before the customer can take direct action. This may sound both ideal and unachievable, but with the wealth of data recently made available to us, proactive engagement looks to is the next step in customer care's evolution. In this white paper, learn what it means to be truly proactive.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

Turning Digital Challenges into Innovation Opportunities
sponsored by Magenic
WHITE PAPER: Even in today's unforgiving economic climate, many forward-thinking financial services companies like Deloitte and State Farm are tackling fast-paced digital innovation. See how the key needs of banking and insurance overlap and glean helpful insights into how you can increase operational efficiency and enhance the customer experience.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Magenic

6 Pillars of Big Data: How to Harness Data with Tableau
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Big data is changing the way we approach analysis and modern industry. Is your organization equipped to take on new big data changes? In this white paper, learn about the 6 pillars of big data strategy you should focus on, how you can create a visual representation of your data right away, and gain access to insights in real-time.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Tableau Software

Top 8 Trends For Big Data
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Big data is experiencing a boom in importance and usage. More businesses are coming to rely on data for critical decisions. Why not make your data work for you? You already own it, so make the most of it. Read on to discover the top eight trends currently underway in big data and how to make them work for you.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

Tableau Software

Anatomy of an Analytic Enterprise
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Collecting data is only a starting point; analysis is the key to success. Explore the anatomy of an analytic enterprise and review some key characteristics and tactics organizations must adopt in order to become a truly data-driven, intelligent enterprise.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

SAS

3 Customer Engagement Pillars: Driving Customer Lifetime Value to New Heights
sponsored by Avaya CenturyLink
WHITE PAPER: Customer engagement is the central ingredient to improving long term customer retention rates. This resource describes the three pillars of customer engagement required to derive maximum value from every customer interaction.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Avaya CenturyLink

The Data Reservoir Landscape and IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The data reservior is designed as a solution architecture meant to yield insight into data and analytics. Read on to learn about this technology and how several deployments options will benefit your organization.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

IBM
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DATA MINING DEFINITION (continued): …  to the same phone numbers that a disconnected user called, the suspicion may be that the customer has fraudulently obtained service without paying an outstanding bill.According to a 2004 paper published in ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems, AT&T's programs mine calling card and long distance records, IP addresses and Internet traffic dumps. The paper also reports that Hancock makes it possible to track the movements of mobile users as they move from one cell to another. A number of issues have arisen over the threat such data mining poses to customer privacy. In October, 2007, … 

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