Edward Yourdon

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Edward YourdonName: Edward Yourdon

Born: April 30, 1944

Death: January 20, 2016 (Age: 72)

Computer related contributions

  • Pioneer in software engineering methodology and developer of the structured analysis technique.
  • Author of over 550 articles and author or co-author of over 26 computer books.


  • Object Oriented Analysis
  • Object-Oriented Design
  • Decline And Fall Of The American Programmer
  • Object-Oriented Systems Design: An Integrated Approach
  • Rise & Resurrection of the American Programmer
  • Case Studies in Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Time Bomb 2000: What the Year 2000 Computer Crisis Means to You!
  • Managing High-Intensity Internet Projects
  • Byte Wars: The Impact of September 11 on Information Technology
  • Death March
  • OUTSOURCE: Competing in the Global Productivity Race

Honors and awards

  • Inducted into the Computer Hall of Fame in June 1997