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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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Bringing Together ESB and Big Data
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes how enterprise service buses (ESBs) can drive the success of big data initiatives by integrating data from disparate systems securely and reliably. Inside, learn how ESBs can help you realize the full potential of big data and boost business performance.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 15 Mar 2013

Talend

TDWI Best Practices Report - Customer Analytics in the Age of Social Media
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This TDWI Best Practices Report examines organizations' current practices and future plans for customer analytics technology strategies, with a special focus on how organizations are adapting to challenges- and potential- of social media.
Posted: 11 Feb 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Learning How To Learn Hadoop
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Like the problems it solves, Hadoop can be quite complex and challenging. Access this exclusive resource to join Global Knowledge instructor and Technology Consultant Rich Morrow as he leads you through some of the hurdles and pitfalls students encounter on the Hadoop learning path.
Posted: 05 Feb 2013 | Published: 05 Feb 2013

Global Knowledge

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

Making confident decisions with the full spectrum of analysis capabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Accurate decision making from trusted data is key in ensuring your organization's success. Read this paper to learn how to maximize the full spectrum of BI analytical capabilities available today. From analytical reporting to trending to what-if analysis to predictive modeling, learn how to support complex analytical needs of your company's users.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 15 Aug 2012

IBM

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

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

Business Intelligence Essentials for Asset and Wealth Managers
sponsored by Advent Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Review this essential paper to learn about the role of business intelligence and analytics reporting in the modern enterprise. Find out why streamlined BI reporting is now critical, how better BI transcends to better business decision-making, which data is most valuable to BI, and much more.
Posted: 01 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

Advent Software, Inc

ITG Executive Summary: Value Proposition for IBM PureFlex Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines a system that includes industry-leading capabilities at the infrastructure management level. Read on to discover how this option offers the potential to transform the server, storage and network infrastructures that support SAP enterprise environments and allows organizations to extend common management services to non-SAP apps.
Posted: 23 Jul 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

IBM

Humanizing Big Data
sponsored by Alteryx, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While businesses everywhere are focused on the volume, variety, and velocity of big data, they are discounting what is arguably the most important element – value. View this paper to learn how you can enhance the accessibility and analysis of your data to maximize its business value.
Posted: 17 Jul 2012 | Published: 17 Jul 2012

Alteryx, Inc.

Managing cloud deployments on IBM System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the ideal platform for cloud computing, one that delivers 100% virtualization, shared storage, dynamic resource provisioning, the highest levels of security, multitier applications, high scalability, robust service management tools and constant availability.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Published: 13 Jul 2011

IBM

Oracle Solaris and Oracle SPARC T4 Servers— Engineered Together for Enterprise Cloud Deployments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how Oracle Solaris and the SPARC T4 processor can help you manage your costs for existing infrastructures or for new enterprise cloud infrastructure design. Discover how Solaris works cohesively with SPARC T4 systems and other Oracle software to enable a handful of cloud-ready solutions.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation
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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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