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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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Data Mining White Papers (View All Report Types)
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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

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

Is your database ready for the era of big data?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: One of the most important elements of any big data project is realizing the need for a robust, efficient database that can handle these massive volumes of data. Read this resource today to make sure your database meets all the requirements.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Choose the Right Embedded Data Store: Why WebFOCUS Hyperstage Is Better for Big Data Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how Hyperstage can respond quickly to database requests and effectively scale to support large volumes of data. It also compares Hyperstage to OLAP and in-memory analytics solutions, and explains what makes Hyperstage superior.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Data in Motion – Big Data Analytics in Healthcare
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the real-world challenges healthcare providers face when considering big data and analytics. It highlights a use case study and a comprehensive strategy for implementing big data analytics within an organization.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Information Builders

Data Visualization: Making Big Data Approachable and Valuable
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the limitations of existing big data collection and analysis tools, and explains how data visualization can help your organization more easily realize the full potential of big data.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 15 Mar 2013

SAS

Achieving customer loyalty with customer analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how you can build strong customer relationships in this age of social media and maintain loyal customers who will not only provide you with their valuable business, but also share their enthusiasm online with their peers.
Posted: 11 Feb 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

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

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.

Gabriel on Big Data Without the Big Bang with Linux on IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore how to get started with a big data analytics program, and discover best practices for extracting the most value from your data without incredibly high costs or complexities.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM.

Business Intelligence. It's Better Here: Why the WebFOCUS BI Platform Beats the Competition
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers guidance to help you navigate the business intelligence (BI) marketplace, and introduces a BI platform that can help meet your business needs. Also inside, find eight key motivators you should consider when choosing a BI tool.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

New Opportunities for Business Intelligence: Seven Ways to Deliver a Superior Customer Experience Now
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Customer service has a profound impact on profitability. And even more, you have to think about your reputation in this age of social media. Read this informative white paper analyzing seven exciting technology innovations that can empower businesses to optimize customer service in today's multi-channel world.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Information Builders

Information Optimization Transformation Experience Workshop
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations continue to struggle with basic BI competencies, such as information quality, data integration, governance, and accessibility. Read on to learn how you can benefit from an online Big Data workshop where your business and IT leaders can collaborate on the latest strategies and trends about strategic information management.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 | Published: 12 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

The State of Customer Analytics: Taking a Proactive Approach to Loyalty and Retention
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In today's highly competitive market, it is more important than ever to provide top-tier customer service, and successful businesses know the key to this is leveraging a customer analytics initiative.  Read this resource to learn the ins and outs of customer analytics and the tools you'll need to implement a successful analytics program.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Best Practices for Implementing a High-Performance Data Warehouse
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: There are more new forms of data today than ever before, and traditional business intelligence systems cannot always handle the amount of stress from this influx of information.  Check out this white paper to discover a system known as 'high performance data warehousing' that can help you successfully analyze and glean insights from your big data.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SAS

IBM Analytic Answers for Prioritized Collections
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a portfolio of cloud-based analytics tools that can help deliver key business insights – allowing you to optimize collections, drive down company debt, and more – without the need for major business changes.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

Visual Discovery Tools
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
WHITE PAPER: Visual discovery tools help enable business users to access and analyze data with minimal assistance from the IT department. Consult this white paper to learn more about who the target users of visual discovery tools are and how they help analyze data in a variety of systems.
Posted: 04 Mar 2013 | Published: 04 Mar 2013

SearchBusinessAnalytics
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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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