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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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Performing a Data Mining Tool Evaluation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the Cross-Industry Standard Process for Data Mining (CRISP-DM), and how you can use its six phases as a guideline to evaluate your data mining tool, ensuring the best results.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

IBM

Improve Your Business Performance with Advanced Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a predictive analytics software program that analyzes social media, survey research, and market research data to provide you with a detailed picture of customers. Read on to learn about the entire software portfolio.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

IBM

Riding the Third Wave: The IoT's Impact on Businesses in Asia
sponsored by Digital Realty
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way organizations do business. Additionally, this paper examines how IT leaders can prepare their data centers to ensure survivability and ultimately capitalize on the IoT movement.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 23 Feb 2015

Digital Realty

A Checklist for Developing a Mature Big Data Environment for Real-Time Insights
sponsored by Cray and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the importance of maturing your big data environment from collection-based to a more effective real-time analytics platform. Learn about the technology to consider, strategies, to use, and much more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Cray and Intel

Turning Value from Big Data Made Easy with Apache Hadoop
sponsored by Attunity & Hortonworks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses Apache Hadoop and its capabilities of helping turn value from big data. This paper also introduces a high-speed data loading and change data capture system that aims to accelerate the adoption of Hadoop by reducing the complexity of moving big data to and from the technology platform.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

Attunity & Hortonworks

3 Big Data Myths, Busted
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: Any business today can talk about the big benefits of big data, but why is it that so many of them fail to actually realize these benefits themselves? Because they are thinking about it all wrong. This white paper covers the top 3 big data myths and offers insight into how to overcome much of the damage caused by these bits of false information.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2015

Qlik

Fact or Fiction: The Truth about Big Data Revealed
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, view the waves big data is making for organizations and why it's necessary to have an analytics strategy in place. Discover the common muths about big data and see which hold water and which get thoroughly debunked. Read on to learn how to craft your big-data strategy and how PaaS can help you along your journey.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Preconfigured Platforms for Big Data Analytics: Scalable, Reliable and Easy
sponsored by Cray and Intel
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the growing need for better big data analytics technology and offers insight into a ready-made platform for big data that intends to solve many of the issues with traditional deployment options.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Cray and Intel

How to use SPSS Modelers to Improve performance and scalability in high-volume environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the various benefits of having a successful data mining strategy in place and offers insight into a SPSS Modeler that intends to improve performance and scalability of data mining in high-volume environments. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 02 Feb 2015

IBM

Ventana Research - Four Types of Discovery Technology for Using Big Data Intelligently
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A lot of businesses are looking for ways to improve the quality of insights they gain from big data, resulting in the widespread desire to adopt discovery technology. But what is making this such a desirable path for improving big data insights? Access the following Ventana Research perspective paper to find out now.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

IBM

Leveraging analytics discovery to bridge the insights gap of old data mining methods
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Inaccessibility for less technical users to critical insights has caused a push for businesses to reconsider their conventional data mining techniques and technologies. As such, many have begun to adopt analytic discovery to bridge the insight gap left by old data mining methods. Read this white paper to find out more.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

IBM

How to use predictive analytics to keep big data projects viable
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to uncover a highly scalable big data analytics solution that can scale linearly easily to handle volumes up to and beyond 1TB.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

IBM

Solve your toughest data challenges with data mining
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Imagine if you could lower your marketing costs by 30%, or reduce delinquent loan repayments by 20% by anticipating your customers' behavior and taking action. Results like these are possible with data mining. Access the following white paper to find out how including how you can attain these benefits as well.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

IBM

3 Ways Big Data Can Transform Your Self-Service Desk
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to discover how (SaaS) through a trusted industry leader delivers the on-demand service your users need to advance your organization.  This solution removes the need for in-house maintenance of software as all patches are handled for you by industry experts. Enjoy 24x7 availability and support including automatic updates.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Managed Services: Big Data Fuels a Better Way to Print
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how managed print services (MPS) can enable you to harness the power of information within your printing environment. Read on to uncover the opportunities of big data and the key benefits your organization can achieve with MPS.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Enabling the Internet of Things For Smarter Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Driven by the ongoing rapid growth in low-cost, web-enabled smart sensors and mobile broadband communications, the emerging Internet of Things promises to transform our personal and working lives. But what does it take to truly tap into the potential of the data surrounding the IoT? Read the following white paper to find out more.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

IBM

Creating Confidence in Big Data Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper discusses the current state of big data and the problems with gleaning accurate insights. Learn about the different parts needed to make your big data project run smoothly and what you need to do to ensure success in future initiatives.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

IBM

IBM DB2 BLU Acceleration vs. SAP HANA vs. Oracle Exadata
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to get a firsthand look at how IBM BD2 BLU Acceleration, SAP HANA, and Oracle Exadata compare when it comes to handling big data. Learn about what they bring to the table and how to ultimately choose the right solution for your business.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

IBM

Big Data's Big Impact on Data Warehousing
sponsored by SearchDataManagement
WHITE PAPER: Access the following expert white paper to hear from Wayne Eckerson as he weighs in on the current state of big data and the respecting technologies that intend to help business leverage value from their big data silos.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

SearchDataManagement

Making Sense of NoSQL and Big Data Amidst High Expectations
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the truth behind the NoSQL and Big Data Hype. Read on to learn how these systems could help your business.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Rackspace

Big Data, Move it up the Value Chain
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: The following article examines the challenge of moving IT up the value chain and explores how with a 3 step approach to big data, you can do so easily as well as increase operational efficiency, customer service delivery, and more.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Rackspace

The Next Era Of Data Architecture Developing A Smart Data Management Strategy
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: According to Forrester, without collapsing and consolidating the expanding IT landscape of technology stacks, your business can easily end up fractured and broken across your technology silos. Look at the finding to find ways to simplify your IT landscape and free your data from infrastructure silos.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

SAP America, Inc.

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

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
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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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