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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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Manage your information: HP Information Management & Analytics in freight and logistics
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource today to learn how information management and analytics (IM&A) can enable logistics providers to gain insight into customer behaviors, improve operational efficiency and performance, achieve end-to-end visibility of supply chain logistics, and more.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Business Information University: Managing Big Data for Maximum Performance
sponsored by SearchDataManagement
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this virtual classroom, IT managers, data management professionals and business executives involved in funding big data initiatives will find insight and advice on developing, deploying and managing high-performance Hadoop clusters and other big data systems.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Premiered: 25 Sep 2013

SearchDataManagement

HP Offer Optimization Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces an advanced analytics approach that can help you glean insights from multiple data sources – allowing your organization to identify customer buying patterns and increase your margin per customer transaction.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Rapid-fire Business Intelligence: The key to data success
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines a new analytical approach that can enable your organization to see and understand data faster and more easily. Read on now to uncover the 6 key attributes of rapid-fire business intelligence (BI).
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Tableau Software

Making Sense of Big Data
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: This guide offers tips and tactics to help you convert your massive data volumes into actionable insight – without investing a fortune in a team of specialized data scientists. Inside, uncover the value of data visualization tools and learn how you can drive success.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Tableau Software

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

Advanced Project Version Management in Schlumberger Petrel Platform Environments with Hitachi Storage Adapter for Petrel
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource profiles a storage adapter for advanced project management that can help you optimize exploration and development operations, reduce storage management complexity and TCO, and more.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Achieve Higher Quality Decisions Faster for a Competitive Edge in the Oil and Gas Industry
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource profiles a storage and analysis approach that can help your organization meet the challenges of today's data-intensive business world and achieve a competitive edge. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Capitalizing on Big Data
sponsored by Infobright, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchBusinessAnalytics.com explores the need for data-driven decision-making skills in the age of big data, and reveals Gartner's basic business rules for driving big data success. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 23 Sep 2013 | Published: 23 Sep 2013

Infobright, Inc.

What are the keys to analytical success?
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
RESOURCE: Analytics requires both strong analytical leaders and executives who are willing to make a long-term commitment to its success. Access this resource to learn from today's analytical leaders as they describe their steps to success.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 18 Sep 2013

SearchBusinessAnalytics

A Practical Guide to Big Data Readiness
sponsored by Syncsort
EBOOK: This practical guide offers insight and advice to help you build a successful big data plan. Read on to learn how you can conquer the challenges and capitalize on the opportunities of big data.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

Syncsort

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
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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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