The man who headed up the tech side of President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign took issue with higher ed's emphasis on Big Data

[caption id="attachment_60256" align="alignleft" width="150"]obama IT officials have been skeptical of Big Data investment.[/caption]

Harper Reed, who recently launched a mobile technology startup in Chicago after serving as chief technology officer for Obama's 2012 campaign, said Oct. 29 at the State University of New York's (SUNY) "Building a Smarter University" conference that universities' focus on collecting and analyzing reams of data is "bulls***."

Reed, according to a media report,...

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