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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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Business Intelligence: Cognos BI: ZiffDavis - A Visualization is Worth a Thousand Tables: How IBM Business Analytics Lets Users See Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the importance of data visualization in deciphering growing big data volumes. Learn why spreadsheets and other conventional data display methods cause so many problems, how visualization offers a solution, technology recommendations, and more.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

IBM

Unlock the Power of Microsoft SQL Server 2014
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This technical resource examines three key new features of SQL Server 2014 that deliver mission-critical performance, faster data insights, and migration of data to the cloud.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Accelerate Your Path to Big Data Value (BDDE)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover how The HP Big Data Discovery Experience can help your organization accelerate its ability to derive value from Big Data, so you can take advantage of opportunities to drive new revenues, improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and lower costs.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Deploying the retail information and analytics hub
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover how retail analytics can help you understand your customer and their buying behaviors—ultimately allowing for better decision making and a stronger market awareness.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

360 Degrees: A Holistic Guide for Your SAP HANA Journey
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide will help you make the most of your SAP analytics platform.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SAP America, Inc.

High Performance Analytics Benchmark Results
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the current market need for higher performance analytics and introduces an all-inclusive analytics solution that can handle complex environments, big data growth, and scalability. Read on to learn how you can gain better actionable insights, save capital, and more.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

MicroStrategy Incorporated

Business Intelligence: Aberdeen - Visualiation: Set Your Analytics Users Free
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to learn how data visualization can drastically improve how well a company can handle data. Learn how visualization can help dig deeper into data, grant an improved market presence, and more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

IBM

Business Analytics for Big Data: Unlock value to fuel performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the importance of leveraging analytics in big data initiatives. Learn how analytics supports decision-making on all fronts, the challenges involved, and technology recommendations to make this all work.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

IBM

The Human Side of Big Data and High-Performance Analytics
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the through the eyes of pioneering analyst, Tom Davenport, on the importance of the data scientist when it comes to success with big data and advanced analytics. Learn how they how they help, how to onboard or create them, and much more.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

SAS

The CIO's Chance of a Lifetime
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following IDC white paper explores the role that the CIO and IT group play in enabling, supporting, and leading analytics programs and projects within their organizations. Uncover the 4 big myths that can be hurting your analytics effectiveness, how to fix IT and line of business disconnect, and more.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

SAS

Top 7 Reasons to Improve Your Analytics with a EMC Isilon Storage
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists the top benefits for adopting an EMC Isilon scale-out storage solution for Hadoop analytics. This solution will lower operating and capital costs while allowing for more big data analytics capabilities
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

EMC & Arrow

Actian's Big Data 2.0 Customer Successes
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how businesses big and small are navigating the challenges of a big data 2.0 world, and explains how predictive analytics can turn big data into business value.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Actian Corporation

Application Performance for Oil and Gas Seismic Analysis
sponsored by Dot Hill Systems Corp.
WHITE PAPER: The reference solution combines Dot Hill storage solutions, Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre, and Mellanox Infiniband to deliver a highly scalable and high performance infrastructure for oil exploration computing platforms, as well as other HPC applications.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Dot Hill Systems Corp.

Three Tips for Measuring Voice in the Sea of Big Data
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores why the contact center has remained a highly untapped source of customer insight, explains how recent advances are giving organizations the power to analyze voice interactions, and counts down three essential success factors that you should consider.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Calabrio, Inc.

Hadoop on EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how a new solution can be used to support a Hadoop data analytics workflow. It describes the core components involved as well as highlights the benefits that can be leveraged to gain reliable business insight quickly and efficiently while maintaining simplicity to meet the storage requirements of an evolving workflow.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS for In-Place Hadoop Data Analytics
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows that storing data in EMC Isilon Scale-Out network attached storage optimizes data management for Hadoop analytics. Separating data from HDFS clients and storing it in an Isilon cluster provides scalability, efficiency, and workflow flexibility.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

Getting Big Value from Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this analyst report from Ventana Research, learn what you need to do to turn big data into big value.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Is Your Big Data Solution Production-Ready?
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This resource evaluates the adoption of enterprise-wide, production-ready big data tools using market data from Forrester Research and a custom study from CenturyLink Technology Solutions.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Three Approaches to Data Analysis with Hadoop
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get an analysis of large data sets using three different tools that are part of the Hadoop ecosystem – MapReduce, Hive and Pig.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Embedded Analytics for Financial Management in Workday 19
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This brief article reveals how the latest update to Workday's financial management system puts embedded analytics in the palm of your hands.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 09 May 2013

Workday

The Mainframe as a Key Platform for Big Data and Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white IDC research paper to uncover the requirements for a big data implementation and what you can do to successfully address the needs of BDA.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

IBM

Delivering omni-channel shopping
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a data management and analytics approach that gives you the power to harness customer information to improve experiences and meet constantly changing consumer expectations.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Published: 06 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop Quick Start Edition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a platform that takes the pain out of Hadoop, empowering your organization to tap into large pools of data and achieve faster, smarter decision-making.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Teradata Aster Discovery Portfolio
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover a discovery and analytics platform that can give you more insight from your big data than what can be found with multiple systems. Get a firsthand look at how an all-inclusive discovery system can deliver faster and more powerful insights, ultimately improving your functions and profitability.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 03 Feb 2014

Teradata

Unified Data Architecture
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: Access the following e-book to uncover the tools and strategies you need to get the most out of big data. Learn from leading authors in the field of data management as they explain some of the common mistakes made by analytics professionals while mining for new insights and what you can do to avoid them.
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Teradata
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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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