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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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HP receives ComputerWoche’s Big Data Award
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Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

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Business Information University: Game Plan for Big Data Analytics Playback
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this virtual classroom, business intelligence and analytics teams, IT managers and business executives will find information and advice on best practices for exploring, modeling and visualizing sets of big data as part of successful big data analytics programs.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 06 Nov 2013

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Storage Efficiency University: Inside MapReduce and Hadoop Classroom
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This classroom breaks down big data technology into understandable terms, focusing on what storage professionals need to know about Hadoop and its associated programming model MapReduce.
Posted: 03 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 02 Oct 2013

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Introduction to Oracle Fast Data
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WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to learn more about the proliferation of fast data technologies. Learn what they can do for you and why they're a necessity in today's big data world.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

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Oracle Fast Data: Real-Time Strategies for Big Data and Business Analytics
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WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth resource to gain an understanding of fast data technologies and why they are the next chapter of the big data saga. And learn of some tools from Oracle that offer you the ability to make informed decisions fast.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

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The Promise of Fast Data – An Inside Look at Oracle Technology
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WHITE PAPER: With all the buzz surrounding big data, it's essential not to overlook the importance of fast data. This in-depth resource takes an inside look at the promise of fast data. Inside, learn how your business can leverage the right technologies in order to ingest and act on data in real time or near real time.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

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The costs, benefits, and risks of big data analytics
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WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource compares the costs, benefits, and risks of two different enterprise big data deployments, providing the insight you need to drive big data success.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

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SQL Server 2012 PolyBase for Parallel Data Warehouse
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VIDEO: This brief video introduces SQL Server 2012 PolyBase for parallel data warehouse, which combines the relational database world with the world of unstructured data and Hadoop – allowing you to improve data-fueled decision-making.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 26 Feb 2013

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The fast lane to insight: Accelerating analytics from the department to the enterprise
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WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the limitations and challenges of existing data warehousing tools, and introduces a data warehouse strategy that can help you accelerate analytics and drive business success.
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Leveraging Mainframe Data with Hadoop
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Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 28, 2013

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Business Information: Ring My Bell
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Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

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Oracle Analytics for CRM, Sales, Marketing, and More
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WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the offerings from Oracle when it comes to analytics and BI for CRM, sales, marketing, customer service, contact centers, and more. Discover the capabilities and benefits of these pre-built applications, and find out how implementing them in your organization can deliver real-time insights for better business decisions.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

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Oracle Analytics Apps for HR, Financials, ERP, and More
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WHITE PAPER: In this comprehensive guide, explore the various offerings from Oracle when it comes to BI and analytics. Read now to discover the benefits and capabilities of applications for tasks in financials, human resources, supply chain management, and many more.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

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Driving Innovation Through Analytics
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WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, discover how augmenting transactional applications with analytics enables you to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness. Find out how you can regain competitive advantage by making better business decisions faster, thanks to analytics.
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The Total Economic Impact of Oracle Business Intelligence Applications
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WHITE PAPER: This Total Economic Impact report from Forrester Consulting offers an in-depth look at the capabilities, benefits, and potential financial impact of Oracle business intelligence (BI) applications.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

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Big data: Past, present and future
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Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Jan 21, 2014, 11:00 EST (16:00 GMT)

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Are Big Files Big Problems?
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Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

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SAP HANA 101: What You Need to Know
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Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 16 Nov 2011

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Analyze Your Data with IBM Cognos Enterprise
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WEBCAST: This webcast offers a creative, yet comprehensive approach to help understand business analytics and how to use them to their potential.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 15, 2013

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Mobile Analytics for On-the-Go Decisions
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Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 15 Oct 2013

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On-the-Go BI: Deliver Results from Anywhere
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WHITE PAPER: To make faster decisions wherever they are, mobile workers need business intelligence (BI) and analytics capabilities from anywhere. In this resource, explore how you can take BI on the road and enable your mobile workforce to view and search reports from mobile devices with real-time analytics.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

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Answers on Demand: Bringing the Power of Advanced Analytics to Midsize Businesses [FROST & SULLIVAN]
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WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces an advanced analytics tool designed with the midsize business in mind – allowing you to affordably get the answers you need with the data you have. Read on to learn more.
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Building the Business Intelligence Competency Center
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WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals how a Business Intelligence Competency Center (BICC) can help you better leverage your investment in technology and improve the effectiveness of knowledge workers, enhance fact-based business processes, and much more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

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Convert big data into business value - HP Information Management and Analytics services
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WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how you can control the information avalanche with information management and analytics services. You'll learn how you can make better sense of your big data by managing, governing, and analyzing your data with a proven set of integrated solutions and services.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

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Make informed decisions - mobile analytics visualization rapid deployment solution
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WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how a rapid deployment solution for a mobile analytics visualization application enables you to take full advantage of data charting and visualization in just two weeks. Learn how you can achieve sophisticated data analysis on your mobile device, which eliminates time-consuming requests to servers.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

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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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