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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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Shift from data to insight: A new approach to business intelligence and analytics
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: To fully realize the value of all the data available, companies need to take a more scientific, collaborative approach to business intelligence (BI). In this helpful resource, learn about a relationship-based approach to BI and analytics that realigns key responsibilities to better match the needs of your enterprise.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

CIO Handbook: Leveraging Data for Competitive Advantage
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EGUIDE: he volume and variety of data available to companies is not only changing how some companies do business intelligence, but also transforming how they do business—period. This expert e-guide explores how big data has created the need for "data-driven" decision-making, and how companies can become data-driven even if the business wasn't born digital.
Posted: 20 Jun 2013 | Published: 20 Jun 2013

SearchCIO.com

The Economic Value of Data
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Big data analytics promises to boost customer centricity and profitability for financial services firms, according to this report from Cognizant.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Published: 17 Jun 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Getting Down to Business on Big Data Analytics
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
EGUIDE: With the right big data analytics tools and effective strategies for managing them, companies can gain real business value and competitive advantages from their caches of big data.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

SearchBusinessAnalytics

CIO Decisions E-Zine: Turning ‘Dirty Data’ into Business Insights for your Customers
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EZINE: In this issue of CIO Decisions e-zine, we examine how CIOs can lead the way in turning dirty data into business insights for their customers.
Posted: 05 Jun 2013 | Published: 05 Jun 2013

SearchCIO.com

CW500: Back to the Future: Big Data at Channel 4
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
PRESENTATION: Bob Harris, Chief Technology Officer of Channel 4 Television, explains the broadcaster's approach to big data in this presentation for Computer Weekly's 500 Club.
Posted: 03 Jun 2013 | Published: 03 Jun 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Best Practices for Scaling a Big Data Analytics Project
sponsored by Information Builders
EGUIDE: Big data analytics can be overwhelming for those just beginning, but it's fortunate that many traditional data management best practices are also applicable to big data. In this expert e-guide, discover which best practices easily translate to your big data project, and get advice on how to start, scale, and succeed with your analytics initiative.
Posted: 28 May 2013 | Published: 28 May 2013

Information Builders

Gartner: Deriving value from Big Data for CRM
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Kimberly Collins, research vice-president of Gartner highlights the critical steps organisations should to take to integrate big data into Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
Posted: 20 May 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

The BARC BI Survey 2012
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Information Builders ranked highest on numerous key performance indicators (KPIs) across multiple peer groups in BARC's BI Survey 12.
Posted: 06 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Gaining an Edge in Manufacturing With Business Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Sponsored by Information Builders, this Ventana research paper explains how manufacturers can maximize decision-making capabilities by providing a variety of analytics across lines of business and processes.
Posted: 06 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Performance Management in Financial Services Isn’t Only for Executives
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Sponsored by Information Builders, this Ventana research paper explains how performance management can improve operations while aligning processes with strategy and goals.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Can Your Business Intelligence Environment Handle Data Growth?
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces embedded data stores as an answer to your business intelligence (BI) performance problems. Inside, learn how embedded data stores can improve reporting and analytic performance – even in the face of rapidly growing data volumes.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Unlock the Value of Social Media Data
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: Social media data is extremely valuable for businesses, but it doesn't mean anything if you don't have the right tools and processes in place to make sense of it all. In this resource, discover a new approach to business intelligence that responds to the unique analytic challenges of social media data.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Premiered: May 31, 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

How Big Data Benefits Enterprise Information Security Posture
sponsored by EMC Corporation
EGUIDE: In this expert guide from SearchSecurity.com, industry experts at the RSA Conference 2013 explain how big data benefits enterprise information security posture and how your organization can take security big data to the next level.
Posted: 25 Jun 2013 | Published: 25 Jun 2013

EMC Corporation

Big Data Security Analytics: Harnessing New Tools for Better Security
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
EBOOK: New techniques are emerging to help organizations analyze security data and improve security defenses.
Posted: 18 Jun 2013 | Published: 18 Jun 2013

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

How to Start Your Big Data Journey
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Big data is not just about technology. It's about the value you can extract and the problems you can solve with the technology. This webcast explores five use cases that are excellent starting points for beginning the big data journey. Watch now to learn how to leverage big data technology and strategy for success.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Premiered: Jun 12, 2013

IBM

The Proven Big Data In-memory Analytical Platform
sponsored by Kognitio
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover an in-memory analytical platform that's purpose-built for complex analytics. Learn how this relational database can help you handle the growing volume, velocity, and variety of data in your enterprise efficiently and effectively.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 11 Jun 2013

Kognitio

Big Data Analytics
sponsored by Kognitio
WHITE PAPER: Big data analytics can help you understand the current state of your business, track customer behavior, and take advantage of new opportunities. This comprehensive TDWI best practices report gives you in-depth insights into all the important aspects of big data analytics, so that you have a solid foundation for implementing an analytics plan.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Kognitio

Control big data management costs with IT workload automation tools
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This helpful paper introduces a workload automation technology that streamlines data transfer between Hadoop and other business-critical applications, allowing for lower costs, and higher value from your data.
Posted: 30 May 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

LiveRail Implements Infobright and Hadoop for Video Advertising Analytics
sponsored by Infobright, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This brief case study describes how LiveRail, a provider of solutions for enabling and enhancing the monetization of Internet-distributed video, leveraged two complementary technologies in order to provide customers with fast access to their advertising data for reporting and analysis.
Posted: 23 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Infobright, Inc.

eGuide HR Metrics Key to Strategic Planning
sponsored by Workday
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, human resources (HR) leaders will learn how to more effectively apply HR analytics by improving the ways they find, interpret, and use data. Read on now to get started.
Posted: 22 May 2013 | Published: 22 May 2013

Workday

Gabriel on Big Data Without the Big Bang with Linux on IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore how to get started with a big data analytics program, and discover best practices for extracting the most value from your data without incredibly high costs or complexities.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM.

Banca Carige Video
sponsored by IBM.
VIDEO: In this brief video, discover how Banca Carige, a leading bank in Italy with over 700 branches, chose and implemented a large-scale data analytics platform in order to enable real-time analytics in all of its locations, improving business performance and individual client services.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Premiered: 18 Dec 2012

IBM.

Understanding and Evaluating BI Options for SQL Server
sponsored by SearchSQLServer.com
EBOOK: This expert handbook explores the value that SQL Server business intelligence (BI) tools can provide your organization, and evaluates your analytics options in order to help you find the approach that's best suited for your business needs.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 07 May 2013

SearchSQLServer.com

Real-Time BI Gives Performance Envelope a Big-Time Push
sponsored by SAS
EBOOK: This expert handbook offers practical advice that will help your organization evaluate, plan, and manage a real-time business intelligence (BI) and analytics deployment.
Posted: 06 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SAS
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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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