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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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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

Gaining an Edge in Manufacturing With Business Analytics
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WHITE PAPER: Sponsored by Information Builders, this Ventana research paper explains how manufacturers can maximize decision-making capabilities by providing a variety of analytics across lines of business and processes.
Posted: 06 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Performance Management in Financial Services Isn’t Only for Executives
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WHITE PAPER: Sponsored by Information Builders, this Ventana research paper explains how performance management can improve operations while aligning processes with strategy and goals.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Can Your Business Intelligence Environment Handle Data Growth?
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces embedded data stores as an answer to your business intelligence (BI) performance problems. Inside, learn how embedded data stores can improve reporting and analytic performance – even in the face of rapidly growing data volumes.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Achieving a Single View of the Citizen With Information Management
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how creating a single view of the citizen by consolidating and synchronizing data can empower government agencies to support enhanced, information-based decision-making, improve operational performance, and more.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

New Opportunities for Business Intelligence: Eight Ways to Generate Revenue and Drive Growth Now
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents how to support new growth strategies and drive new revenue using eight important technologies. Our approach is practical, with success stories that demonstrate how trailblazers have already proven the value of these innovations.
Posted: 02 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

New Opportunities for Business Intelligence: Five Ways to Enhance Governance and Compliance for Greater Control Now
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes five innovative technology-driven solutions that can help companies to overcome the challenges in implementing and enforcing formal GRC policies and procedures.
Posted: 02 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

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

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

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

Four Key Pillars To A Big Data Management Solution
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores an open source approach and flexible big data integration platform that addresses these challenges and enables users to easily connect and analyze data from disparate systems to help drive and improve business performance.
Posted: 25 Feb 2013 | Published: 25 Feb 2013

Talend

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

Analytics capabilities: IBM Cognos Features and Functions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: One size of BI can no longer fit all, nor can traditional BI do it all. In this white paper you will discover how to find the right solution for your organization's analytics needs and put analytics into the hands of everyone who need it to drive business outcomes.
Posted: 05 Nov 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

IBM

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.

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

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
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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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