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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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The top five ways to get started with big data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn the 5 big data use cases that provide high-value starting points for your big data projects. Which technologies are designed to address these areas and how to reduce the time and cost of your projects and achieve ROI? Find out inside.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

Unlock the Power of Microsoft SQL Server 2012
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 has many great new features that will allow you to develop higher performing, more scalable next-generation applications using more than just relational data.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

The Information-Driven Enterprise: How Businesses are Fueling Success
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
ANALYST REPORT: In this report from Forrester Consulting, find the results of a survey of over 150 business technology executives regarding their journeys to smarter information management. Also inside, learn about the key role that analytics tools are playing in driving business success.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Unlocking the value of big data
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This independent report provides the first in-depth assessment of the role that data-intensive technology can play in supporting jobs and growth in Ireland over the next five years.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

CW buyer's guide: data management
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: A data management platform is a centralised computing system for collecting, integrating and managing large sets of structured and unstructured data from disparate sources. Effective use of such information management systems will provide access to consistent, accurate and current data.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 27 Aug 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Case Study: Grocery Chain Gains Productivity and Information Visibility for Better Inventory Control
sponsored by Junction Solutions
CASE STUDY: In this resource, discover how a major grocery store chain replaced an outdated, unsupported technology infrastructure with a new ERP system in order to make reporting easier, and streamline and automate business processes.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

Junction Solutions

Putting Big Data Technology in its Place
sponsored by SearchDataManagement
EZINE: Businesses must evaluate what big data technology they need most – whether it's Hadoop or in-memory analytics tools, finding the right fit takes planning.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 12 Sep 2013

SearchDataManagement

Podcast: 5 Game Changing Use Cases for Big Data
sponsored by IBM
PODCAST: This exclusive podcast counts down five essential big data use cases that can enable your organization to unlock the insights and value hidden within big data. Listen in to learn more now.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Aug 29, 2013

IBM

E-guide: The impact of big data and analytics
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide from the experts at SearchCIO.com, learn how big data is impacting the IT landscape, and find tips and tactics for incorporating big data analytics into your overall business strategy.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Sep 2013

IBM

Big Data Challenges and Pitfalls
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines the key challenges and potential pitfalls of big data and offers real-world strategies and advice for achieving big data success.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Sep 2013

IBM

The Most Common Hadoop Myths - Busted
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, count down 12 common myths and misconceptions surrounding Hadoop and big data. Also inside, find insight into the challenges and hardships associated with Hadoop – read on to get started now.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Sep 2013

IBM

Hadoop Myths Busted
sponsored by Syncsort
EGUIDE: Consult this expert e-guide today to count down 12 common Hadoop myths and misconceptions, and gain the facts you need to drive big data success.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Sep 2013

Syncsort

Harness the value of big data to build smarter infrastructures
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how big data analytics, paired with the right asset management software, can help you improve facilities and asset management, increase operational efficiency, and generate more revenue.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

Webcast: 5 Game Changing Use Cases for Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast counts down five essential use cases for big data that can help your organization gain a competitive advantage and fuel success. Tune in today to learn more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Aug 23, 2013

IBM

Webcast: The Newest Information Management Innovation from IBM
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This valuable webcast takes an inside look at an information management strategy that can help you improve business results in the age of big data.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Aug 23, 2013

IBM

Webcast: IBM Information Management in the New Era of Computing
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Depending on the approach that your organization takes, big data can be either a golden opportunity or a significant business obstacle. This webcast explores information management in the new era of computing, and outlines a strategy that will enable you to reduce costs, improve decision-making, and more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Aug 23, 2013

IBM

Webcast: Drive Business Innovation: Finding Treasure in the Data Attic
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This valuable webcast explains how you can go from a data strategy focused on data collection to one that drives business innovation by transforming the ways that you think about and apply data governance and architecture.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Aug 23, 2013

IBM

September CIO Decisions Ezine: Architecting a Nimble Enterprise
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EZINE: Agile and lean are the cornerstones of many a successful IT strategy, but what if a CIO works in a sector that hasn't yet embraced the agile enterprise?
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 06 Sep 2013

SearchCIO.com

Webcast: Unlocking New Insights and Opportunities with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this exclusive webcast, learn how you can use big data to create new business value, maintain relevance, and achieve greater operational efficiency.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Aug 19, 2013

IBM

Solving the Scalability Problem with Big Data
sponsored by WANdisco
EGUIDE: A centralized computing strategy can keep your organization from realizing the value of big data. In this expert e-guide, learn how embracing a more distributed architecture can solve traditional scalability problems and lead to big data success. Also inside, discover the value of NoSQL options.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Published: 03 Sep 2013

WANdisco

Harness the Power of Big Data: The IBM Big Data Platform
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: This extensive e-book examines the topic of big data in depth. Access this six part book to examine details on in-motion and at-rest analytics, get big data use cases, gain confidence in your big data project, and much more.
Posted: 31 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

Big Data Trends and Implications for Developers
sponsored by WANdisco
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide today to find expert strategies for streamlining and mining big data. Inside, uncover major big data trends, and learn whether Agile software development and big data are a good match.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

WANdisco

Productionizing Hadoop: Seven Architectural Best Practices
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: Check out this informative resource to learn what you should consider when choosing architecture for your big data project. Discover the seven top architectural qualities of big data production platforms, and one delivery platform that automates big data workflow for more efficient, effective processing.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Premiered: Aug 28, 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Buyer's Checklist: Storage for Big Data Applications
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This buyer's checklist describes the key capabilities and features a storage system will need to handle big data analytics. The goal is, of course, for the four Vs to add up to a fifth: value.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

SearchStorage.com

Kognitio Analytical Platform: Technical Profile Overview
sponsored by Kognitio
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a technical overview of an in-memory analytical platform designed pull large amounts of data from existing storage systems in order to answer complex analytical questions.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

Kognitio
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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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