Architecting a software-intensive system encompasses technical elements and social considerations. Most interesting systems start small and focus on technical concerns, but once they become economically significant, social issues begin looming large. From IEEE Software’s Issue No. 03 — May/June 2011
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.