The full article is here. It's short and sweet, and offers a nice counterpoint to some of the claims made by people with a more computer-science-centric view of the world. Turns out that modeling assumptions (i.e. math and statistics) and theory (i.e. substantive expertise) matter. You ignore them at your own risk.
PS: The title makes it sound like this is about U.S. intelligence, but almost all the points in the article apply to business and academia as well.