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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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Rapid Deployment and Expansion: Business Analytics and Data Warehousing on System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper addresses the challenges with expansion and how to overcome them. Discover cost-effective ways to choose from turn-key deployment and keep pace with the rapid growth of user data.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

IBM

Communications service providers can ease data storage management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the challenges of growing data volumes, and introduces a storage management, backup, and recovery tool that can ease the data management burden for communications service providers.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

IBM

HP receives ComputerWoche’s Big Data Award
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: With so many big data options on the market today, finding the one that leads to business success is no small task. This article introduces a big data strategy recognized in a recent "Best of Big Data" competition – read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Manage your information: HP Information Management & Analytics in freight and logistics
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource today to learn how information management and analytics (IM&A) can enable logistics providers to gain insight into customer behaviors, improve operational efficiency and performance, achieve end-to-end visibility of supply chain logistics, and more.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Next-Gen Analytics: Conversing with Big Data
sponsored by IIS Technology
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource examines the business impact of big data, and explores how a next-generation analytics platform helps reduce costs and fuel smarter decision-making.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

IIS Technology

IBM’s Big Data Systems—a Portfolio Approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a portfolio approach to big data and analytics that allows your organization to leverage large data volumes and converge multiple, disparate data sources in real time.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

IBM

Getting Started with Enterprise Search
sponsored by VirtualWorks Group
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper addresses the major problems with the data influx and most importantly how to combat it. Discover techniques, criteria to abide by when choosing a search platform, and how it can benefit you and your organization quickly and efficiently.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

VirtualWorks Group

Five steps to embedding business analytics into your organizational processes
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper discusses the importance of having a complete and comprehensive view of your entire organization. Discover what can be done to ensure fluidity between all departments and how to achieve this feat through the use of business analytics.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

IBM

Introduction to Oracle Fast Data
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to learn more about the proliferation of fast data technologies. Learn what they can do for you and why they're a necessity in today's big data world.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Fast Data: Real-Time Strategies for Big Data and Business Analytics
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth resource to gain an understanding of fast data technologies and why they are the next chapter of the big data saga. And learn of some tools from Oracle that offer you the ability to make informed decisions fast.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation

The Promise of Fast Data – An Inside Look at Oracle Technology
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With all the buzz surrounding big data, it's essential not to overlook the importance of fast data. This in-depth resource takes an inside look at the promise of fast data. Inside, learn how your business can leverage the right technologies in order to ingest and act on data in real time or near real time.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Oracle Corporation

The costs, benefits, and risks of big data analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource compares the costs, benefits, and risks of two different enterprise big data deployments, providing the insight you need to drive big data success.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

The fast lane to insight: Accelerating analytics from the department to the enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the limitations and challenges of existing data warehousing tools, and introduces a data warehouse strategy that can help you accelerate analytics and drive business success.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Oracle Analytics for CRM, Sales, Marketing, and More
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the offerings from Oracle when it comes to analytics and BI for CRM, sales, marketing, customer service, contact centers, and more. Discover the capabilities and benefits of these pre-built applications, and find out how implementing them in your organization can deliver real-time insights for better business decisions.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Analytics Apps for HR, Financials, ERP, and More
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this comprehensive guide, explore the various offerings from Oracle when it comes to BI and analytics. Read now to discover the benefits and capabilities of applications for tasks in financials, human resources, supply chain management, and many more.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Driving Innovation Through Analytics
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, discover how augmenting transactional applications with analytics enables you to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness. Find out how you can regain competitive advantage by making better business decisions faster, thanks to analytics.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 22 Feb 2012

Oracle Corporation

The Total Economic Impact of Oracle Business Intelligence Applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This Total Economic Impact report from Forrester Consulting offers an in-depth look at the capabilities, benefits, and potential financial impact of Oracle business intelligence (BI) applications.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Oracle Corporation

Are Big Files Big Problems?
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the challenges associated with file transfer solutions and how managed file transfer solutions solve these problems.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

OpenText

On-the-Go BI: Deliver Results from Anywhere
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To make faster decisions wherever they are, mobile workers need business intelligence (BI) and analytics capabilities from anywhere. In this resource, explore how you can take BI on the road and enable your mobile workforce to view and search reports from mobile devices with real-time analytics.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Answers on Demand: Bringing the Power of Advanced Analytics to Midsize Businesses [FROST & SULLIVAN]
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces an advanced analytics tool designed with the midsize business in mind – allowing you to affordably get the answers you need with the data you have. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Building the Business Intelligence Competency Center
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals how a Business Intelligence Competency Center (BICC) can help you better leverage your investment in technology and improve the effectiveness of knowledge workers, enhance fact-based business processes, and much more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Convert big data into business value - HP Information Management and Analytics services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how you can control the information avalanche with information management and analytics services. You'll learn how you can make better sense of your big data by managing, governing, and analyzing your data with a proven set of integrated solutions and services.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Make informed decisions - mobile analytics visualization rapid deployment solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how a rapid deployment solution for a mobile analytics visualization application enables you to take full advantage of data charting and visualization in just two weeks. Learn how you can achieve sophisticated data analysis on your mobile device, which eliminates time-consuming requests to servers.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Advanced Project Version Management in Schlumberger Petrel Platform Environments with Hitachi Storage Adapter for Petrel
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource profiles a storage adapter for advanced project management that can help you optimize exploration and development operations, reduce storage management complexity and TCO, and more.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Achieve Higher Quality Decisions Faster for a Competitive Edge in the Oil and Gas Industry
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource profiles a storage and analysis approach that can help your organization meet the challenges of today's data-intensive business world and achieve a competitive edge. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems
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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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