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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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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

Top Reasons to Choose EMC Isilon for Business Analytics
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

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

Big Data 2.0 Whitepaper
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how new technologies, tools, and trends are ushering in a new age of big data – big data 2.0 – and offers recommendations to help you successfully navigate this shift.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Actian Corporation

Application Performance for Oil and Gas Seismic Analysis
sponsored by Dot Hill Systems Corp.
WHITE PAPER: The reference solution combines Dot Hill storage solutions, Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre, and Mellanox Infiniband to deliver a highly scalable and high performance infrastructure for oil exploration computing platforms, as well as other HPC applications.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Dot Hill Systems Corp.

Unlock the Power of Microsoft SQL Server 2014
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This technical resource examines three key new features of SQL Server 2014 that deliver mission-critical performance, faster data insights, and migration of data to the cloud.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

A Five-Point Plan for Handling the Future of Big Data
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to uncover a 5-point plan that businesses can use to prepare themselves for the data scientist shortage in the future. Learn how you can turn to your own team of analysts to conquer big data and ultimately making the shift to an analytics-driven enterprise.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Actian Corporation

Three Tips for Measuring Voice in the Sea of Big Data
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores why the contact center has remained a highly untapped source of customer insight, explains how recent advances are giving organizations the power to analyze voice interactions, and counts down three essential success factors that you should consider.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Calabrio, Inc.

Hadoop on EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how a new solution can be used to support a Hadoop data analytics workflow. It describes the core components involved as well as highlights the benefits that can be leveraged to gain reliable business insight quickly and efficiently while maintaining simplicity to meet the storage requirements of an evolving workflow.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS for In-Place Hadoop Data Analytics
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows that storing data in EMC Isilon Scale-Out network attached storage optimizes data management for Hadoop analytics. Separating data from HDFS clients and storing it in an Isilon cluster provides scalability, efficiency, and workflow flexibility.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

EMC’s Enterprise Hadoop Solution -- Isilon Scale-out NAS and Greenplum HD
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource goes over the survey results of organizations looking to get more out of data analytics despite the growing stores of data they're accumulating. A solution and platform that can be paired to handle data growth and analytics is also considered.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2012

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

7 Tips to Succeed with Big Data in 2014
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Big data shows no signs of getting any smaller, so there's no better time than the present to get started with big data management and analytics (if you haven't already). While big data may seem overwhelming, plenty of businesses have harnessed its power -- how exactly did they do it?
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

Tableau Software

Accelerate Your Path to Big Data Value (BDDE)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover how The HP Big Data Discovery Experience can help your organization accelerate its ability to derive value from Big Data, so you can take advantage of opportunities to drive new revenues, improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and lower costs.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Deploying the retail information and analytics hub
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover how retail analytics can help you understand your customer and their buying behaviors—ultimately allowing for better decision making and a stronger market awareness.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Mainframe as a Key Platform for Big Data and Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white IDC research paper to uncover the requirements for a big data implementation and what you can do to successfully address the needs of BDA.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

IBM

Rising to the Challenge—Achieving Real-time Visibility across the Organization
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This report explores how outdated, unintegrated information systems are preventing effective financial management and analytics, and describes how you can achieve real-time visibility across your organization.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

Analytics To Optimize Marketing Performance – Tools Can Help Marketers Make Better Decisions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover the importance of marketing analytics in today's data-driven society. Discover how to enable better action on analytics, optimize marketing techniques, and much more.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014

IBM

Delivering omni-channel shopping
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a data management and analytics approach that gives you the power to harness customer information to improve experiences and meet constantly changing consumer expectations.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Published: 06 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Data Exploration and Discovery: A New Approach to Analytics
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover how when used in conjunction with analytics, exploration and discovery tools can give you access to better decision making capabilities, lower operational costs, and an improved business process overall.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 03 Feb 2014

Teradata

Is Your Big Data Solution Production-Ready?
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This resource evaluates the adoption of enterprise-wide, production-ready big data tools using market data from Forrester Research and a custom study from CenturyLink Technology Solutions.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop Quick Start Edition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a platform that takes the pain out of Hadoop, empowering your organization to tap into large pools of data and achieve faster, smarter decision-making.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM
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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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