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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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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

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

The Risk of Using Spreadsheets for Statistical Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Why are companies using spreadsheets for data analysis? For many, the answer is ease of use. But just because it's easy to use doesn't mean it's the best medium for performing data analysis. Read on to learn 3 spreadsheet errors and their 6 major causes. Plus, learn about an alternative approach that provides a more secure environment.
Posted: 15 Jan 2013 | Published: 15 Jan 2013

IBM

CFO Research Study - Linking Numbers and Narratives
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Many companies are incorporating narrative elements into both internal and external reporting. However, adding a narrative analysis to financial reports can take a substantial amount of staff and management time. Companies today need more automation, more variance analysis/explanations, and less keying of information into spreadsheets.
Posted: 29 Oct 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

IBM

The Strategic Importance of OLAP and Multidimensional Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are employing new multidimensional analysis techniques to turn their raw data into actionable intelligence. Online analytical processing and dimensionally aware relational schemas help organizations make the most of their available data. Learn how to leverage multidimensional analysis to improve business insight and performance.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 15 Aug 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

Information Optimization Transformation Experience Workshop
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
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: 24 Jan 2013 | Published: 24 Jan 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Big Data Zoo - Taming the Beasts
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Big data must be managed and integrated across the entire enterprise to extract its full value and to ensure its consistent use. Access this extensive resource to learn the importance of an integrated platform and how to get started.
Posted: 14 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

In Memory Computing: Lifting the Burden of Big Data
sponsored by TIBCO
WHITE PAPER: Big data presents businesses with some significant challenges, but the biggest complaint amongst executives is their inability to quickly access the data they need for analytics. To alleviate this, savvy companies are using in-memory computing and gaining the ability to process more data faster and with greater efficiency. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2012 | Published: 08 Oct 2012


Customer Experience for Commerce: Oracle Commerce Solutions
sponsored by DocuSign, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource explores the factors influencing the changing commerce landscape, including the impact mobility and social networking are having on the customer experience, and outlines technology tools from Oracle designed to help you optimize your customer experience management strategies.
Posted: 14 Sep 2012 | Published: 12 Dec 2012

DocuSign, Inc.

Leveling the playing field: How companies use data for competitive advantage
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Data is a critical asset to the competitiveness of your organization, yet only 27% of people in a recent study said their companies do a better job using information than their competitors. Read this study by the Economist Intelligence Unit to find best practices about developing data initiatives to gain a competitive advantage.
Posted: 13 Sep 2012 | Published: 13 Sep 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Symantec Enterprise Vault
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this short white paper to see how you can bring your archives up to speed so that you can reduce costs, ensure you're in compliance, and make backup and recovery a breeze.
Posted: 07 Sep 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Symantec Corporation

Law & The Data Explosion
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the relationship between developments in the way the legal profession locates, identifies and recovers today's new breed of digital evidence, and the ever-growing amounts of data organizations are expected to store. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2010

Symantec Corporation

Integrative CRM Enhances Midsize Business Agility and Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper is designed to help IT and business leaders at midsize companies find innovative ways to extend their customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities to capitalize on emerging trends such as cloud, mobile, social media and predictive analytics. Gain essential insight to get closer to your customers and ensure your company's survival.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2012

IBM

The IBM big data platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: What have you done to prepare for the volume, velocity and variety of big data? Today's data explosion has forced companies to re-assess their capabilities for managing the full spectrum of big data challenges. Read this paper to learn why a big data platform could hold the answer to optimizing big data management to maximize business insight.
Posted: 14 Aug 2012 | Published: 14 Aug 2012

IBM

Maximizing the Value Provided by a Big Data Platform (Branham Group)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on finding the value within big data and offers advice for delivering deeper insight to decision-makers and management. Also, discover how leading companies are benefiting from the recent emergence of MapReduce and real-time analytics.
Posted: 13 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012

IBM

IBM and Oracle TCO: The Lumpy Mattress
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines Oracle's approach to overpricing one part of a database solution to compensate for another part, leading to a much higher total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this now to learn more about the evolution of TCO, Oracle's pricing strategy, IBM's pricing strategy and so much more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2011

IBM

Outperforming in a data-rich, hyper-connected world
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the results of a survey conducted amongst more than 1,100 executives across nine industries in 64 countries on their ability to capture data, share insights and take actions based on what they learn. Read this now to discover how other companies are harnessing and handling their data and learn how you can follow a similar path.
Posted: 09 Aug 2012 | Published: 08 Aug 2012

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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