Like a River
By Grady Booch

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The metaphor of software development as building construction is an old one. Here is a fresh perspective, considering the life cycle of a software-intensive system as a river.
From IEEE Software’s Issue No. 03 — May/June 2009



Grady Booch
About Grady Booch

Grady Booch is a Chief Scientist of Software Engineering at IBM. He is recognized internationally for improving the art and the science of software development and has served as architect and architectural mentor for numerous complex software-intensive systems around the world. The author of six best-selling books and several hundred articles on computing, he has lectured on topics as diverse as software methodology and the morality of computing. He is an IBM Fellow, an IEEE Fellow, an ACM Fellow, a World Technology Network Fellow, and a Software Development Forum Visionary. Learn more about Booch.