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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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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

IBM Cognos Learning Assessment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a customized learning assessment work package that extends the value of one business intelligence and performance management platform by teaching your business users the skills they need to drive success.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2009

IBM

IBM Cognos Framework Manager - Ensure consistent business intelligence data across the enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the value of metadata in business intelligence, and introduces a metadata modeling tool for managing access to all existing data sources and ensuring data trustworthiness.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2010

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

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

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

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

SharePlex Connector for Hadoop
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces a tool that delivers real-time data integration from Oracle to Hadoop databases to help you affordably empower analytics.
Posted: 23 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Dell Hadoop solutions for Big Data
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces an integrated, end-to-end Hadoop tool built to address the requirements of big data – allowing your organization to optimize performance for deep data mining and analytics.
Posted: 22 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Toad Business Intelligence Suite
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Today's business intelligence platforms are expensive, labor-intensive to maintain, and have a low adoption rate with business users. This resource introduces an out-of-the-box BI tool that conquers these challenges – read on to learn how.
Posted: 22 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Intel® Distribution for Apache Hadoop™ on Dell PowerEdge Servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper describes the deployment of Intel® Distribution for Apache Hadoop on Dell PowerEdge Servers. Read on to learn how to streamline Hadoop implementation, optimize big data management, and more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Intel Distribution of Apache Hadoop: A Dell Partner for Dell/Hadoop
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces an open source software platform that includes Hadoop components for distributed processing and big data management.
Posted: 21 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Dell Cloudera Enterprise Apache Hadoop Distribution
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces an enterprise distribution of Hadoop that takes the pain out of big data management. Read on to learn how you can perform interactive big data analysis, accelerate big data cluster deployment, and more.
Posted: 21 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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

Dell Hadoop solutions for Big Data
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Discover how integrated, end-to-end Hadoop solutions from Dell can help organizations of all sizes meet their big data requirements, reduce development costs and more.
Posted: 03 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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

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
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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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