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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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Choosing the right storage platform for Splunk Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the importance of having an appropriate storage system in place to get the most out of your analytics. Access now and learn about a storage system that offers a powerful foundation for enabling greater customer satisfaction, deeper analytical insights, operational efficiency, and more.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2015

Red Hat

Scale-out Data Lake Solution built on EMC Isilon : Simple, Scalable, Efficient and Secure
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines a scale-out data lake system that provides a simple and scalable solution to handle files of all sizes in a single cluster. Access now and learn how this system can help overcome the most common challenges of Big Data and consolidation.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

EMC

Gaining Value Through Repurposing Backup and Archive Data
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide reveals whether backup and archive data can be mined for business analysis. Additionally, get a glimpse into the future of storage.
Posted: 17 Jun 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

Symantec Corporation

Troubleshoot IT Operations 72x Faster with Dashboard Analytics
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how a large IT organization discovered a more effective way to manage their complex environment of over 20,000 databases, 35,000 servers, 60,000 network devices, and 2,000 apps spread across traditional and private cloud data centers.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Big Data BlackOut: Are Utilities Powering Up Their Data Analytics?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: This report from Capgemini Consulting identifies a disparity between the utilities industry's perception of big data analytics and its implementation of the technology.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Simply Hired's Analytics Strategy Drives Customer Value and Exponential Growth
sponsored by Looker
WHITE PAPER: View this case study to learn how Simply Hired modernized its data architecture and was able to provide dynamic, personalized data views to a wide range of employees.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Jan 2014

Looker

A Guide to Rethinking Web Scraping
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource contrasts web scraping and web information integration to demonstrate the added benefits web information integration provides.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Kofax, Inc.

Getting Down to Business on Big Data Analytics
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
EBOOK: With the right big data analytics tools and effective strategies for managing them, companies can gain real business value and competitive advantages from their caches of big data. This handbook provides strategic insight and practical advice on some of the key facets of managing successful big data analytics programs.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Apr 2015

SearchBusinessAnalytics

Security First Insurance Handles Disaster Recovery with State-of-the-Art Technology for Business Insights
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: To ensure your organization is effectively accessing your unstructured data check out this exclusive case study. Learn more about the challenges faced by organizations looking to leverage technology to access their content and receive recommendations for overcoming them.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Transforming big data into insights with IBM System z: An independent consultant’s perspective
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Join us as Mike Ferguson, an independent consultant and analyst, reviews business and technical requirements for organizations embarking on big data and business analytics solutions. He will also discuss key IBM solutions for System z.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Mar 17, 2015

IBM

Case Study: IBM Blue Insight: Turning big data into actionable business insight - fast and at low cost
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals how IBM's analytics accelerator delivers the timely big data insights that your organization is looking for.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Mar 2015

IBM

Case study: Petrol accelerates its analytics queries and increases retail sales
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals how the right appliance enabled leading oil supplier Petrol d.d. to dramatically decrease analytics query times – allowing the company to effectively use historical and transactional data to increase retail sales.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Mar 2015

IBM

Big & Fast Data: The rise of insight-driven business
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: This report from Capgemini and EMC, which surveyed more than 1,000 C-suite and senior decision makers around the world, looks at enterprise readiness for big data.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Running an Effective Predictive Analytics Program
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Access this expert eGuide to discover the true ROI of predicative analytics.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

IBM

Performing a Data Mining Tool Evaluation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the Cross-Industry Standard Process for Data Mining (CRISP-DM), and how you can use its six phases as a guideline to evaluate your data mining tool, ensuring the best results.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

IBM

Improve Your Business Performance with Advanced Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a predictive analytics software program that analyzes social media, survey research, and market research data to provide you with a detailed picture of customers. Read on to learn about the entire software portfolio.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

IBM

How Michigan State University Calculates Likelihood of Philanthropic Engagement
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study describes how MSU leveraged business intelligence and predictive analytics to gain deep insight into an individual alum's potential to give.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

IBM

Making Sense of NoSQL and Big Data Amidst High Expectations
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the truth behind the NoSQL and Big Data Hype. Read on to learn how these systems could help your business.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Rackspace

Big Data, Move it up the Value Chain
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: The following article examines the challenge of moving IT up the value chain and explores how with a 3 step approach to big data, you can do so easily as well as increase operational efficiency, customer service delivery, and more.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Rackspace

A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to public open data
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The 11-page buyer's buyers guide looks at the latest the in the publication and use of open data by government and the private sector.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Gain Insights Into Customers
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to discover how you can get greater insights into your customers and consumer pool in order to create a consistent experience for your customers and drive sales and business value. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Fact or Fiction: The Truth about Big Data Revealed
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, view the waves big data is making for organizations and why it's necessary to have an analytics strategy in place. Discover the common muths about big data and see which hold water and which get thoroughly debunked. Read on to learn how to craft your big-data strategy and how PaaS can help you along your journey.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Decision Management: Reaping the Rewards, Skirting the Pitfalls
sponsored by eBizQ
EBOOK: In this expert handbook, learn why combining business rules and predictive analytics to create decision management systems is becoming common, according to Mike Gualtieri, a principal analyst at Forrester Research Inc. Discover the critical first step of decision management, what it involves, and how it can benefit your organization.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Sep 2014

eBizQ

CW Europe – August Edition
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: The hype around data mining may have receded, but it remains a critical discipline for the data scientist. This issue of CW Europe looks at what exactly data mining is, how and when it is used – and why it should not be mistaken for business analytics.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Extending Security Intelligence with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a security solution that applies big data capabilities to help organizations to keep pace with today's advanced threats and prevent attacks before they happen.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

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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