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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 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

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

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

Data Visualization Purchasing Guide
sponsored by Tableau Software
EGUIDE: At a recent Gartner Business Intelligence Summit, 50% of panelists reported that decision-makers are investing in data visualization tools to eliminate the bottlenecks within their IT departments and reach their analytical goals. To find out more about the benefits of data visualization technology, access this expert guide.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 12 Aug 2013

Tableau Software

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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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