Todd R. Weiss


Todd joined The Futurum Group as an Analyst after over 20 years as a technology journalist covering such topic areas as artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning (DL), machine learning (ML), open source and Linux, high-performance computing, supercomputers, cloud computing, virtualization, containers and microservices, IT security and more.

Prior to his work with The Futurum Group, Todd previously served as managing editor of from 2020 through 2022 where he worked to drive coverage of AI use and innovation in the enterprise. He also served in the past as a staff writer for Computerworld and eWEEK and freelanced for a wide range of tech websites, including TechRepublic, Channel Futures and Channel Partners, Computerworld, PC World, Data Center Knowledge, IT Pro Today, and The Linux Foundation.

Todd holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A Philadelphia native, he lives in Lancaster County, Pa., and spends his spare time tinkering with his vintage Mazda Miata convertible and collecting toy taxis from around the world.

Recent Insights, NEWS & RESEARCH:

The AI Training From IBM Will Focus On Underrepresented Workers in the Workforce and Include a New Generative AI Course Roadmap
Todd R. Weiss, Analyst with The Futurum Group, shares his insights as IBM pledges to deliver free AI job training to 2 million workers by 2026 to help fill the global AI and generative AI skills gap.
SAP’s Acquisition of LeanIX Will Add a Comprehensive View of Business Processes and Applications to Its Business Transformation Products
Todd R. Weiss, Senior Analyst with The Futurum Group, shares his insights as the SAP business transformation portfolio is expanded with the acquisition of German vendor LeanIX and its growing enterprise architecture management capabilities.
The Upcoming Ionic Battery Energy Storage System Will Include Battery Management Through a Partnership With Nuvation Energy
Todd R. Weiss, an analyst with The Futurum Group, shares his insights as Honeywell’s Ionic energy storage is getting built-in battery management through a partnership with Nuvation Energy. Ionic storage systems will be available by early 2024.
IBM Will, However, Continue to Access and Use The Weather Company’s Meteorological Data in its Sustainability Software Business
Todd R. Weiss, Senior Analyst with The Futurum Group, shares his insights as IBM sells The Weather Company’s digital assets to private equity firm Francisco Partners for an undisclosed price. The sale of the unit has been rumored since April.
It Was a Solid Q2 for Zoom’s Video Conferencing, Cloud Contact Center, and Collaboration Software Products
Todd R. Weiss and Craig Durr, analysts at The Futurum Group, share their insights as video conferencing, cloud contact center, and collaboration vendor Zoom reported that its Q2 FY2024 revenue rose to $1.14 billion, up 3.6% from $1.1 billion YoY.
A Software Bill of Materials Can Dramatically Boost Enterprise IT Security
Todd R. Weiss, Senior Analyst with The Futurum Group, shares his insights after talking with Red Hat security expert Vincent Danen at Open Source Summit 2023 about maintaining a Software Bill of Materials for critical applications they are using.