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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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Apache Hadoop: the Swiss Army Knife of IT
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover why Apache Hadoop is being credited with holding the key to the future of big data analytics. From its open-source cost-efficiency to its additive processes, this white paper details the versatility and power of Hadoop.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2013

Global Knowledge

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

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

Transforming Healthcare Data into Value with Actian Analytics Platform
sponsored by Actian Corporation
VIDEO: View the following brief video to see what kind of loss the healthcare industry faces today and how big data analytics offers a solution that can create customized care at a lower cost, dramatically improve disease prevention, reduce hospital readmission, and more.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 30 Apr 2014

Actian Corporation

Enterprise Data Management in an 'In-Memory' World
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the tactics, best practices, and architecture needed to make sure that your in-memory solution is running as smooth and efficiently as possible.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

SAS

The CIO's Chance of a Lifetime
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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

Bringing the Power of SAS to Hadoop
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to explore the current landscape of Hadoop with several considerations as to why you should consider moving towards Hadoop for your big data needs. Learn how various organizations are using Hadoop, technology considerations, and more.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Published: 21 Apr 2014

SAS

Big Data in Big Companies
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Explore the following white paper to join analytics pioneer, Tom Davenport, as he reveals the findings of how big data fits into the data and analytics infrastructure of 20 large organizations. Find out how these companies are handling big data, the tools and skill sets used to maximize ROI, and what the future holds with analytics 3.0.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Published: 21 Apr 2014

SAS

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

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

Step by Step — A Process for Building Analytical Insights
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WEBCAST: This comprehensive, on-demand webcast explores the process of big data analytics and what you can do to accelerate success in a big data 2.0 world.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Feb 20, 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

Big Data: Operationalizing the Buzz
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive report explores the findings of a survey of 259 business and technology stakeholders regarding big data trends and the technologies and tactics that are fueling big data success.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Actian Corporation

Evolution of a Data Scientist
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WEBCAST: This brief, on-demand video introduces an analytics platform that enables data scientists to harness the power of any available data – regardless of its format or location – to accelerate value and drive business transformation.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Jan 18, 2014

Actian Corporation

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

Taking Advantage of Big Data Analytics
sponsored by Tableau Software
EGUIDE: Consult the following e-guide to explore the 4 steps to take to ignite your big data strategy. Learn about the architecture you need, the baby steps to get you started, who should be on your team, and more.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Tableau Software

Big Data 2.0 Whitepaper
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how new technologies, tools, and trends are ushering in a new age of big data – big data 2.0 – and offers recommendations to help you successfully navigate this shift.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Actian Corporation

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

A Five-Point Plan for Handling the Future of Big Data
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to uncover a 5-point plan that businesses can use to prepare themselves for the data scientist shortage in the future. Learn how you can turn to your own team of analysts to conquer big data and ultimately making the shift to an analytics-driven enterprise.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Actian Corporation

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

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

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

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.
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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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