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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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Making Sense of Big Data
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: This guide offers tips and tactics to help you convert your massive data volumes into actionable insight – without investing a fortune in a team of specialized data scientists. Inside, uncover the value of data visualization tools and learn how you can drive success.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Tableau Software

The top five ways to get started with big data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn the 5 big data use cases that provide high-value starting points for your big data projects. Which technologies are designed to address these areas and how to reduce the time and cost of your projects and achieve ROI? Find out inside.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

Unlock the Power of Microsoft SQL Server 2012
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 has many great new features that will allow you to develop higher performing, more scalable next-generation applications using more than just relational data.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

The 8 Worst Practices in Master Data Management and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: The road to a successful master data management (MDM) program can be full of detours and dead ends. In this white paper, Dan Power and Julie Hunt from Hub Designs identify the eight worst practices when planning and designing a MDM and data governance program, and show you how to get it right.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

Information Builders

Enterprise Information Protection - The Impact of Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this comprehensive resource, explore the requirements for information security and privacy in the age of big data. You'll discover how a holistic approach to enterprise information, along with the right big data technologies, enables you to keep data classified, secure, and organized.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

IBM

MarineMax Steers a Course to Success with Business Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how MarineMax utilizes end-to-end financial and operational analytics to support its business.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

IBM

Transform customer experiences and relationships: Three disruptive forces combine for breakthrough innovation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful resource, explore how you can leverage data management, decision support, and agile services to better manage the customer information lifecycle, improve the customer's sentiment about your organization, and turn customers into advocates.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Shift from data to insight: A new approach to business intelligence and analytics
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: To fully realize the value of all the data available, companies need to take a more scientific, collaborative approach to business intelligence (BI). In this helpful resource, learn about a relationship-based approach to BI and analytics that realigns key responsibilities to better match the needs of your enterprise.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Harness the value of big data to build smarter infrastructures
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how big data analytics, paired with the right asset management software, can help you improve facilities and asset management, increase operational efficiency, and generate more revenue.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

Kognitio Analytical Platform: Technical Profile Overview
sponsored by Kognitio
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a technical overview of an in-memory analytical platform designed pull large amounts of data from existing storage systems in order to answer complex analytical questions.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

Kognitio

Managing the Explosion of Medical Data
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This timely white paper takes an in-depth look at the enormous growth of health care data and offers ways to overcome the challenges associated with it. Specifically, uncover how you can manage and secure the increasingly large data sets every organization is coping with.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2012

HP & Intel®

Patagonia leverages analytics and gains new insight
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Patagonia developed an analytics application to monitor and forecast global inventory.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

IBM

InfoSphere Data Explorer - Vivisimo, an IBM Company
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To extract the most value from data, you need to sort through structured and unstructured data from a variety of sources - and that isn't easy. In this resource, discover how a data exploration tool enables you to improve access to information across your enterprise, and easily visualize and integrate big data for more efficient analytics.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 12 Oct 2012

IBM

Business Value of Hadoop …as seen through data
sponsored by Hortonworks
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations choose Hadoop to help them manage and high volume, velocity, and variety of data, so you've probably heard a fair amount of hype about this data architecture.  But you may be wondering what Hadoop can actually do for you - what's the real business value of Hadoop? Fortunately, this resource is here to help answer those questions.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Hortonworks

Infuse Your Business with Real-time, Data-Driven Intelligence
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how the SAP HANA database allows you to analyze data and distribute information better and faster, so that you can more quickly react to market changes and seize business opportunities.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Intel

FAQ: Jump-start your big data journey with big data exploration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: You know that there's a wealth of information to unlock inside "big data," but where do you start? Big data exploration allows you to navigate all potential data sources to determine how best to proceed. In this Q and A, learn how to plan and execute a big data exploration project, measure the business benefits of such a project, and much more.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

IBM

Upping the travel ante with information management and analytics
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: With customer approval ratings at a continuous low point, the airline industry needs to re-evaluate the traditional approaches, legacy architectures, and organizational models used for data management. Access this informative resource to explore how airlines can meet the needs of the modern customer with business intelligence and analytics.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Apache Hadoop Patterns of Use
sponsored by Hortonworks
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to Hadoop, the technology most often associated with big data, why is it so popular? Does it actually live up to the vendor hype? Check out this informative resource to get the real guidance you need to figure out where Hadoop fits into your organization, and how you can leverage it to extract the most from your big data.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hortonworks

Oracle Information Architecture: An Architect’s Guide to Big Data
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Access this helpful resource to explore how to add big data capabilities to your mainstream information architecture, learn how to plan for the adoption of new tools from an enterprise architecture perspective, and get six best practices for big data projects.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Big Data without the Big Bang or Bucks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, get tips on how to begin a big data project, from determining project requirements to choosing an analytics platform to upgrading systems. You'll discover best practices for extracting the most value from your data without high costs or complexities, and evaluate the pros and cons of selecting a "big data in a box" technology.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Every Angle HR: Workforce Analytics made easy for SAP
sponsored by Every Angle
WHITE PAPER: SAP HR is a common tool for storing organizational and employee data, but that information isn't always easy to access. Read this helpful resource to explore an HR technology that enables user-friendly access to SAP data, so that you can make informed business decisions based on accurate information.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Every Angle

New Features: Oracle GoldenGate
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Competitive advantages come when end users can access integrated data, analyze it and make real-time decisions without system interruption or downtime. Oracle GoldenGate 11g improves businesses ability to manage transactional processing in complex and critical environments. Read this technological paper for more details on Oracle GoldenGate 11g.
Posted: 09 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

Oracle Corporation

The Proven Big Data In-memory Analytical Platform
sponsored by Kognitio
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover an in-memory analytical platform that's purpose-built for complex analytics. Learn how this relational database can help you handle the growing volume, velocity, and variety of data in your enterprise efficiently and effectively.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 11 Jun 2013

Kognitio

Big Data Analytics
sponsored by Kognitio
WHITE PAPER: Big data analytics can help you understand the current state of your business, track customer behavior, and take advantage of new opportunities. This comprehensive TDWI best practices report gives you in-depth insights into all the important aspects of big data analytics, so that you have a solid foundation for implementing an analytics plan.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Kognitio

Control big data management costs with IT workload automation tools
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This helpful paper introduces a workload automation technology that streamlines data transfer between Hadoop and other business-critical applications, allowing for lower costs, and higher value from your data.
Posted: 30 May 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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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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