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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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Extending Security Intelligence with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a security solution that applies big data capabilities to help organizations to keep pace with today's advanced threats and prevent attacks before they happen.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

The Next Wave of Data Management : Is Big Data The New Normal?
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper reviews the business drivers that are impacting the new wave of data management, highlights the new tools companies have for consideration in their next generation data architecture, and finally outlines a total data management blueprint for consideration in your big data strategy.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Talend

Seven Symptoms of Forecasting Illness
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the most common forecasting problems and provides a prescription for bringing them back to health.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

IBM

SAS Visual Analytics
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the need for visual analytics when it comes to getting more out of your data. Learn how data visualization can allow workers to identify patterns and relationships in data that were not evident, enable self-service BI and reporting, improve productivity, and much more.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 15 Jul 2014

SAS

Trends in Enterprise Hadoop Deployments
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The following IDC white paper explores the current state and need of analytics in the marketplace today. Learn how technologies such as Hadoop are facilitating change and how you need to address you infrastructure to enable the new, but necessary way of thinking.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 15 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Data visualization - making big data approachable and valuable
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the importance of data visualization in big data management strategies. Learn how to use visualization to make big data more approachable in respect to how end users can interoperate data, distinguish patterns, and more.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

SAS

IDC: Big Data and ECM - Making Smarter Decisions
sponsored by Hyland Software
WHITE PAPER: The following IDC white paper explores the current state of big data as well as the trends in the market that can lead to success with future big data initiatives. Learn about the big benefits with big data, the technology you should consider, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Hyland Software

High Performance Analytics Benchmark Results
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the current market need for higher performance analytics and introduces an all-inclusive analytics solution that can handle complex environments, big data growth, and scalability. Read on to learn how you can gain better actionable insights, save capital, and more.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

MicroStrategy Incorporated

Business Intelligence: Aberdeen - Visualiation: Set Your Analytics Users Free
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to learn how data visualization can drastically improve how well a company can handle data. Learn how visualization can help dig deeper into data, grant an improved market presence, and more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

IBM

The Data Apocalypse - Is Your IT Organization Ready?
sponsored by Sitecore
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the current state of big data and its effects on the business environment. Learn how by using a cloud-based database solution, you can ensure future data volume management success, dig deeper into customer data, and more.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

Sitecore

Apache Hadoop: the Swiss Army Knife of IT
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover why Apache Hadoop is being credited with holding the key to the future of big data analytics. From its open-source cost-efficiency to its additive processes, this white paper details the versatility and power of Hadoop.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2013

Global Knowledge

Five Key Pieces in the Big Data Analytics Puzzle
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper provides readers with the 5 key puzzle pieces for big data analytics success. Learn how to democratize advanced analytics, combine data from multiple sources, how to structure unstructured data, and more.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

MicroStrategy Incorporated

Business Intelligence: Cognos BI: ZiffDavis - A Visualization is Worth a Thousand Tables: How IBM Business Analytics Lets Users See Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the importance of data visualization in deciphering growing big data volumes. Learn why spreadsheets and other conventional data display methods cause so many problems, how visualization offers a solution, technology recommendations, and more.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

IBM

Visualization: How IBM Business Analytics Lets Users See Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores why big data causes so many businesses problems and how data visualization offers more than just a solution. Learn why big data requires visualization, how it allows for deeper, more meaningful data discovery, and more.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

IBM

Slicing the Big Data Analytics Stack
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following informative white paper explores the current state of big data and what pioneering companies are doing to leverage big data analytics. Learn about what a successful infrastructure needs to include, the effect of in-memory, and much more.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014

SAS

The Human Side of Big Data and High-Performance Analytics
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the through the eyes of pioneering analyst, Tom Davenport, on the importance of the data scientist when it comes to success with big data and advanced analytics. Learn how they how they help, how to onboard or create them, and much more.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

SAS

Enterprise Data Management in an 'In-Memory' World
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the tactics, best practices, and architecture needed to make sure that your in-memory solution is running as smooth and efficiently as possible.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

SAS

The CIO's Chance of a Lifetime
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following IDC white paper explores the role that the CIO and IT group play in enabling, supporting, and leading analytics programs and projects within their organizations. Uncover the 4 big myths that can be hurting your analytics effectiveness, how to fix IT and line of business disconnect, and more.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

SAS

Bringing the Power of SAS to Hadoop
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to explore the current landscape of Hadoop with several considerations as to why you should consider moving towards Hadoop for your big data needs. Learn how various organizations are using Hadoop, technology considerations, and more.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Published: 21 Apr 2014

SAS

Big Data in Big Companies
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Explore the following white paper to join analytics pioneer, Tom Davenport, as he reveals the findings of how big data fits into the data and analytics infrastructure of 20 large organizations. Find out how these companies are handling big data, the tools and skill sets used to maximize ROI, and what the future holds with analytics 3.0.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Published: 21 Apr 2014

SAS

Big Data: Operationalizing the Buzz
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive report explores the findings of a survey of 259 business and technology stakeholders regarding big data trends and the technologies and tactics that are fueling big data success.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Actian Corporation

Actian's Big Data 2.0 Customer Successes
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how businesses big and small are navigating the challenges of a big data 2.0 world, and explains how predictive analytics can turn big data into business value.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Actian Corporation

Creating smarter campaigns with the IBM Advanced Analytics platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper details how a business can vastly improve the effectiveness of their marketing campaigns by implementing and integrating advanced analytics into their operations. Learn how by using this technology, you can visualize data better, dig deeper into patterns, and deliver far superior campaigns.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

IBM

Business Analytics for Big Data: Unlock value to fuel performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the importance of leveraging analytics in big data initiatives. Learn how analytics supports decision-making on all fronts, the challenges involved, and technology recommendations to make this all work.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

IBM

Top 7 Reasons to Improve Your Analytics with a EMC Isilon Storage
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists the top benefits for adopting an EMC Isilon scale-out storage solution for Hadoop analytics. This solution will lower operating and capital costs while allowing for more big data analytics capabilities
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

EMC & Arrow
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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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