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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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Trends in Enterprise Hadoop Deployments
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The following IDC white paper explores the current state and need of analytics in the marketplace today. Learn how technologies such as Hadoop are facilitating change and how you need to address you infrastructure to enable the new, but necessary way of thinking.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 15 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Business Intelligence: Cognos BI: ZiffDavis - A Visualization is Worth a Thousand Tables: How IBM Business Analytics Lets Users See Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the importance of data visualization in deciphering growing big data volumes. Learn why spreadsheets and other conventional data display methods cause so many problems, how visualization offers a solution, technology recommendations, and more.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

IBM

Optimising the data warehouse
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Clive Longbottom and Rob Bamforth discuss approaches to optimising datawarhouses for big data.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Unlock the Power of Microsoft SQL Server 2014
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This technical resource examines three key new features of SQL Server 2014 that deliver mission-critical performance, faster data insights, and migration of data to the cloud.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

The Future of Finance Is Now: Part Five
sponsored by Workday
WEBCAST: In this 5-part video series, Mark Nittler, vice president of enterprise strategy at Workday, explains how legacy finance systems can't keep up with the needs of today's enterprise. You'll learn how the next generation of financial management focuses on speed, agility, cost, and insights—all delivered in the cloud.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Feb 19, 2014

Workday

The Next Wave of Data Management : Is Big Data The New Normal?
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper reviews the business drivers that are impacting the new wave of data management, highlights the new tools companies have for consideration in their next generation data architecture, and finally outlines a total data management blueprint for consideration in your big data strategy.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Talend

Creating smarter campaigns with the IBM Advanced Analytics platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper details how a business can vastly improve the effectiveness of their marketing campaigns by implementing and integrating advanced analytics into their operations. Learn how by using this technology, you can visualize data better, dig deeper into patterns, and deliver far superior campaigns.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

IBM

High Performance Analytics Benchmark Results
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the current market need for higher performance analytics and introduces an all-inclusive analytics solution that can handle complex environments, big data growth, and scalability. Read on to learn how you can gain better actionable insights, save capital, and more.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

MicroStrategy Incorporated

Business Intelligence: Aberdeen - Visualiation: Set Your Analytics Users Free
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to learn how data visualization can drastically improve how well a company can handle data. Learn how visualization can help dig deeper into data, grant an improved market presence, and more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

IBM

Business Analytics for Big Data: Unlock value to fuel performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the importance of leveraging analytics in big data initiatives. Learn how analytics supports decision-making on all fronts, the challenges involved, and technology recommendations to make this all work.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

IBM

Making Predictive Analytics Pervasive: Deployment Trends
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
EBOOK: This report examines how the market acceptance of predictive analytics has changed during the past eight years and provides details on implementation status, value, users, vendors and more.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

SearchBusinessAnalytics

The Human Side of Big Data and High-Performance Analytics
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the through the eyes of pioneering analyst, Tom Davenport, on the importance of the data scientist when it comes to success with big data and advanced analytics. Learn how they how they help, how to onboard or create them, and much more.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

SAS

The CIO's Chance of a Lifetime
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following IDC white paper explores the role that the CIO and IT group play in enabling, supporting, and leading analytics programs and projects within their organizations. Uncover the 4 big myths that can be hurting your analytics effectiveness, how to fix IT and line of business disconnect, and more.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

SAS

Actian Analytics Platform
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WEBCAST: This brief on-demand video introduces an analytics platform designed for today's big data 2.0 world that delivers the key capabilities you need in order to leverage all of your available data.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Jan 18, 2014

Actian Corporation

Big Data for the Rest of Us
sponsored by Actian Corporation
VIDEO: There's value in big data for every organization, no matter the size or industry. But not every business has been able to reap the benefits completely -- only about 1% of companies (usually the big players) have been able to extract real value. That is, until now.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 18 Jan 2014

Actian Corporation

Top 7 Reasons to Improve Your Analytics with a EMC Isilon Storage
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists the top benefits for adopting an EMC Isilon scale-out storage solution for Hadoop analytics. This solution will lower operating and capital costs while allowing for more big data analytics capabilities
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

EMC & Arrow

Actian's Big Data 2.0 Customer Successes
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how businesses big and small are navigating the challenges of a big data 2.0 world, and explains how predictive analytics can turn big data into business value.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Actian Corporation

Application Performance for Oil and Gas Seismic Analysis
sponsored by Dot Hill Systems Corp.
WHITE PAPER: The reference solution combines Dot Hill storage solutions, Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre, and Mellanox Infiniband to deliver a highly scalable and high performance infrastructure for oil exploration computing platforms, as well as other HPC applications.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Dot Hill Systems Corp.

Using Creativity and Data Analytics to Drive Corporate Strategy
sponsored by Concur Technologies
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores why creativity is becoming a critical skill for finance professionals, and offers key recommendations from a leading CFO to help you successfully move forward.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Concur Technologies

Three Tips for Measuring Voice in the Sea of Big Data
sponsored by Calabrio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores why the contact center has remained a highly untapped source of customer insight, explains how recent advances are giving organizations the power to analyze voice interactions, and counts down three essential success factors that you should consider.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Calabrio, Inc.

Hadoop on EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how a new solution can be used to support a Hadoop data analytics workflow. It describes the core components involved as well as highlights the benefits that can be leveraged to gain reliable business insight quickly and efficiently while maintaining simplicity to meet the storage requirements of an evolving workflow.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS for In-Place Hadoop Data Analytics
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows that storing data in EMC Isilon Scale-Out network attached storage optimizes data management for Hadoop analytics. Separating data from HDFS clients and storing it in an Isilon cluster provides scalability, efficiency, and workflow flexibility.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

Evaluating BI in the Cloud
sponsored by Indicee
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, explore the reasons many businesses are hesitant to put BI systems in the cloud, including security and compliance concerns, and why the time to start evaluating BI in the cloud is now. Read now to discover Wayne Eckerson's top six considerations before jumping into a cloud BI project.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

Indicee

Getting Big Value from Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this analyst report from Ventana Research, learn what you need to do to turn big data into big value.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Data Governance for the Enterprise
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
EBOOK: Data governance is all about managing data as a business asset and ensuring that data is accurate, consistent, integrated, timely, complete and secure. This report examines the market trends for implementing data governance.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

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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