Grady Booch on Software Archcitecture

IEEE Software is delighted to introduce a new regular podcast by Grady Booch. Grady has recorded all of his On Architecture columns from IEEE Software. The recordings are available at


Grady is recognized internationally for his innovative work on software architecture, software engineering, and modeling. He was chief scientist of Rational Software Corp. from its founding in 1981 until it became part of IBM, where he's an IBM Fellow. Grady was one of the original authors of the Unified Modeling Language and one of the original developers of several Rational products. Grady has served as architect and architectural mentor for complex, software-intensive projects around the world in just about every domain imaginable.


Grady has six best-selling books, including the Unified Modeling Language User Guide and Object-Oriented Analysis and Design with Applications. He’s published several hundred articles on software engineering, including ones from the early 1980s that originated the term object-oriented design and its practice.


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