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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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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

The 8 Worst Practices in Master Data Management and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: The road to a successful master data management (MDM) program can be full of detours and dead ends. In this white paper, Dan Power and Julie Hunt from Hub Designs identify the eight worst practices when planning and designing a MDM and data governance program, and show you how to get it right.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

Information Builders

Why Marketers Need Data Visualization
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Explore the crucial role data visualization plays in helping marketing organizations get the right messages to the right customers, drive revenue growth, and manage marketing performance to do more with less.
Posted: 22 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

SAS

Big Data Technology: Beyond the Trendy Tools
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
EZINE: With big data technology, the concentration is a little scattered. With data mining, SAP's HANA onslaught and dark data among the terms jostling for attention—there's a lot to know.
Posted: 20 Aug 2013 | Published: 20 Aug 2013

SearchBusinessAnalytics

Big Data in Big Companies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The International Institute for Analytics (IIA) and SAS, assess how 20 large firms have deployed analytics to generate value from their big data assets.
Posted: 20 Aug 2013 | Published: 20 Aug 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Privacy and Big Data
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from ISACA, a non-profit security association, lists 16 key questions companies need to answer when considering the privacy and governance aspects of big data.
Posted: 19 Aug 2013 | Published: 19 Aug 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

MarineMax Steers a Course to Success with Business Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how MarineMax utilizes end-to-end financial and operational analytics to support its business.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

IBM

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

Successfully Scanning Shipping Container Codes
sponsored by Intermec
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how a large European shipping company integrated an Intermec Imaging Solution to resolve issues associated with their manual recording process of container codes and estimates considerable man-hour savings and improved container code recording accuracy.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 13 Aug 2013

Intermec

Managing the Explosion of Medical Data
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This timely white paper takes an in-depth look at the enormous growth of health care data and offers ways to overcome the challenges associated with it. Specifically, uncover how you can manage and secure the increasingly large data sets every organization is coping with.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2012

HP & Intel®

Understanding Big Data : Analytics for Enterprise Class - Hadoop and Streaming Data
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: The transformation to a big data-ready environment isn't easy, as choosing the right strategy, technologies and goals can be a complicated process. This 166-page e-book will give you a better understanding of the opportunities that big data presents and provide an in-depth look at the tools you'll need to execute a big data analytics program.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Enterprise Information Protection - The Impact of Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this comprehensive resource, explore the requirements for information security and privacy in the age of big data. You'll discover how a holistic approach to enterprise information, along with the right big data technologies, enables you to keep data classified, secure, and organized.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

IBM

Patagonia leverages analytics and gains new insight
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Patagonia developed an analytics application to monitor and forecast global inventory.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

IBM

InfoSphere Data Explorer - Vivisimo, an IBM Company
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To extract the most value from data, you need to sort through structured and unstructured data from a variety of sources - and that isn't easy. In this resource, discover how a data exploration tool enables you to improve access to information across your enterprise, and easily visualize and integrate big data for more efficient analytics.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 12 Oct 2012

IBM

Business Value of Hadoop …as seen through data
sponsored by Hortonworks
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations choose Hadoop to help them manage and high volume, velocity, and variety of data, so you've probably heard a fair amount of hype about this data architecture.  But you may be wondering what Hadoop can actually do for you - what's the real business value of Hadoop? Fortunately, this resource is here to help answer those questions.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Hortonworks

Infuse Your Business with Real-time, Data-Driven Intelligence
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how the SAP HANA database allows you to analyze data and distribute information better and faster, so that you can more quickly react to market changes and seize business opportunities.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Intel

FAQ: Jump-start your big data journey with big data exploration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: You know that there's a wealth of information to unlock inside "big data," but where do you start? Big data exploration allows you to navigate all potential data sources to determine how best to proceed. In this Q and A, learn how to plan and execute a big data exploration project, measure the business benefits of such a project, and much more.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Turning Data Into Insights: Make Your Data Smarter
sponsored by SearchCloudComputing.com
TRANSCRIPT: Access this presentation transcript to learn about an integrated data warehouse tool that can help you turn data into insight. Learn how you can bring together the disparate data within your organization and analyze it in order to fully leverage it to its full potential.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Published: 18 Jul 2013

SearchCloudComputing.com

Upping the travel ante with information management and analytics
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: With customer approval ratings at a continuous low point, the airline industry needs to re-evaluate the traditional approaches, legacy architectures, and organizational models used for data management. Access this informative resource to explore how airlines can meet the needs of the modern customer with business intelligence and analytics.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Faster Analytics
sponsored by IBM.
WEBCAST: Big data can lead to serious competitive advantage if leveraged properly, both from a business process and a customer experience point of view - but only if you have the right tools and technologies. Access this informative webcast to discover how to leverage an assortment of tools tailor-made to fit a multitude of uses of big data analytics.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Jul 17, 2013

IBM.

Apache Hadoop Patterns of Use
sponsored by Hortonworks
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to Hadoop, the technology most often associated with big data, why is it so popular? Does it actually live up to the vendor hype? Check out this informative resource to get the real guidance you need to figure out where Hadoop fits into your organization, and how you can leverage it to extract the most from your big data.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hortonworks

Oracle Information Architecture: An Architect’s Guide to Big Data
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Access this helpful resource to explore how to add big data capabilities to your mainstream information architecture, learn how to plan for the adoption of new tools from an enterprise architecture perspective, and get six best practices for big data projects.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Hadoop Data Management Platforms and Appliances
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
EGUIDE: This expert Technology Guide provides an introduction to Hadoop and suggests criteria for selecting a Hadoop data management platform. Also included are reviews of leading Hadoop systems from a variety of vendors.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

SearchBusinessAnalytics
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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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