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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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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

TDWI Checklist Report: Satisfying New Requirements for Data Integration
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This checklist report explores the changing requirements of data integration in the age of big data, and counts down seven steps you need to take in order to fuel integration success.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

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

Enable relevant, in-context business intelligence: Embedding BI content into applications and processes
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces a platform that gives you the power to create customized BI content and embed it into applications and processes for relevant, contextualized business intelligence.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Simplify business intelligence in familiar desktop applications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief resource today to learn about a platform that makes reliable, trusted business intelligence (BI) data available in familiar Microsoft Office applications – giving you a single, trusted version of the truth.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

TEC Product Spotlight
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover how BI and predictive analytics offers a way into undiscovered data gems and business critical insights that are not available through standard BI and analytics practices. Find out the best practices to use as well as the tools and techniques to use to get the most out of your solution.
Posted: 03 Jan 2014 | Published: 03 Jan 2014

IBM

SwissRe_Customer Case Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following case study to gain a firsthand look at how Swiss Re utilized an analytics accelerator to increase reporting and analysis by 70%. Discover key benefits of analytical acceleration as well as what you can do to acquire these benefits as well.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

IBM

A By-The-Numbers Look at Hadoop and Big Data Trends
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this survey overview, explore results from over 130 companies on the subjet of Hadoop implementations and big data initiatives. Learn how real businesses plan to utilize Hadoop, the level of satisfaction they've experienced, and key pain points and barriers to adoption they've encountered.
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

Actian Corporation

IBM Cognos Lifecycle Manager - Streamline upgrades. Meet changing business and IT requirements quickly.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The process of verifying that business intelligence report content has not been adversely affected following a change in the IT environment can be time-consuming and tedious. This resource introduces a utility that automates the testing process – read on to learn more.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

IBM Cognos Lifecycle Manager - Streamline upgrades with automated testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: System upgrades and other IT changes can have a negative impact on business intelligence report content, but testing thousands of reports can be tedious and time-consuming. This resource introduces a utility that relieves the burden by automating the testing process.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Read the research report, The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance, from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services to discover how big data is changing the way business gets done.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Workday

Treasure Data Service: The first cloud service for the entire data pipeline
sponsored by Treasure Data
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces the first cloud service for the entire data pipeline. Inside, learn how this strategy can help you acquire, store, and analyze customer information and big data.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Treasure Data

Power Up Your Gaming Analytics in Days
sponsored by Treasure Data
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource examines how many industries, like the video gaming industry, can use big data analytics to capture and analyze customer behavioral data in order to respond to customer demands and deliver better experiences.
Posted: 07 Jan 2014 | Published: 07 Jan 2014

Treasure Data

Five Tips for Spinning Up Your Analytics Project
sponsored by Treasure Data
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down five tips to help you spin up your analytics projects faster.
Posted: 07 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Treasure Data

Ignite Insight: HP Converged Infrastructure and Savvis Big Data solutions
sponsored by HP and CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Unlocking value from big data isn't a one-and-done effort, it's a journey. So you need the right tools and strategies to help you the entire way, in order to glean the most insight for business outcomes. In this helpful white paper, learn how to capitalize on big data with the right technology.
Posted: 31 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

HP and CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Increasing Profitability with Analytics in Midsize Companies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover a business intelligence and analytics solution that offers the data capabilities of a much large system but only a fraction of the cost. Discover what SMBs stand top gain and how this solution can be deployed quick and efficiently.
Posted: 26 Dec 2013 | Published: 26 Dec 2013

IBM

Accelerating Time to Value for Analytics with IBM Business Partners in Midsize Organizations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover a business intelligence and analytics solution for the smaller to midsized business that offers the data prowess of the larger solutions at a fraction of the price.
Posted: 26 Dec 2013 | Published: 26 Dec 2013

IBM

White paper: Big Data Integration and Governance Considerations for Insurance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores key considerations of big data integration and governance in the insurance industry. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 23 Dec 2013 | Published: 23 Dec 2013

IBM

Fiserv: Saving $8 million in five years and helping banks improve business outcomes using IBM technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover an analytics solution that is helping banks compete with their larger counterparts. Discover how you can gain the critical analytical insights from your data—fast—when you need it and where you need it, all while saving capital to push towards innovation
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 | Published: 20 Dec 2013

IBM

Delivering Trusted Information for Big Data and Data Warehousing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how an integration and governance strategy can help you deliver trusted information for big data and data warehousing. Read on to learn how you can set the stage for more effective, reliable decision-making.
Posted: 18 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Big data: New insights transform industries
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover how companies are leveraging new analytics technology and practices to stay ahead of the big data curve. Discover how you can gain the actionable intelligence you need and what you can do to gain a sharper competitive edge.
Posted: 18 Dec 2013 | Published: 18 Dec 2013

IBM

How Analytics Bring Organizations Closer to Their Customers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover expert insights on how to leverage business intelligence coupled with predictive analytics to take your customer relationships to the next level. Uncover the importance of customer intimacy and how you can achieve it easily and efficiently.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 17 Dec 2013

IBM

Integrating and governing big data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the roles that information integration and governance play in today's big data world, and offers key recommendations to help you realize the full value of your information and improve business outcomes.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Drilling for Business Value - The Oil and Gas Industry using Big Data
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines why big data is important to oil and gas companies, and how industry leaders are using it to gain a market advantage.
Posted: 13 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Microsoft India
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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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