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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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Big Data 2.0 Whitepaper
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how new technologies, tools, and trends are ushering in a new age of big data – big data 2.0 – and offers recommendations to help you successfully navigate this shift.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Actian Corporation

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

A Five-Point Plan for Handling the Future of Big Data
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to uncover a 5-point plan that businesses can use to prepare themselves for the data scientist shortage in the future. Learn how you can turn to your own team of analysts to conquer big data and ultimately making the shift to an analytics-driven enterprise.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Actian Corporation

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

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

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

Analytics To Optimize Marketing Performance – Tools Can Help Marketers Make Better Decisions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover the importance of marketing analytics in today's data-driven society. Discover how to enable better action on analytics, optimize marketing techniques, and much more.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 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

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

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

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

Discovering the Value of a Data Discovery Platform
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white IDC research paper to uncover the requirements and drivers for acquiring a data discovery platform. Also learn about the capabilities with deployment, recommendations to choose from, and more
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Teradata

Competitive Differentiation Through Innovation In Business Intelligence
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that enterprises typically only use 10% of their data for analytics and decision-making? Is your business letting so much of its data go unused? To get the most value out of corporate data assets, forward-thinking organizations are looking for the right tools -- namely business intelligence (BI) and analytics applications.
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

SAP America, Inc.

Harnessing the Value of Big Data Analytics
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover the tools and strategies you need to know to be able to pull actionable insight from big data. Discover how to choose the right solutions for big data analytics, the challenges of converting big data to insight, and more.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 29 Jan 2014

Teradata

IBM Cognos Insight
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover a business intelligence and analytics solution that can deliver the ability to intuitively collaborate actionable insights throughout the enterprise, analyze data and patterns within seconds, not days, and much more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 24 Jan 2014

IBM

Big Data and Enterprise Data: Bridging Two Worlds with Oracle Data Integration
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This valuable report examines the critical role of data integration in driving big data success. Read on to learn about the current state of data integration, the key challenges of big data, and more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation

How to Turn Excel into an Advanced BI Solution
sponsored by Symtrax Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, you'll learn how to easily use Excel to extract data from your database in a way that facilitates further analysis and uses standard Excel functions. Discover the 12 functions your database must support in order to turn Excel into an advanced BI tool.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Symtrax 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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