Successful software-intensive systems are generally quite innovative, as evidenced by their success. Although their architectures will, over time, converge to a stable point, this does not mean that innovation stops. Rather, for any such system to remain vibrant and relevant, innovation much proceed simultaneously at many levels. From IEEE Software’s Issue No. 02 — Mar./Apr. 2009
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.