James Martin

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
James Martin

Name: James Martin

Born: 1953, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, England

Computer-related contributions

  • Father of CASE (Computer Aided Systems Engineering).
  • Co-founded DDI (Database Design Inc.).
  • Written 105 textbooks, some of which were seminal works that changed perceptions in the IT (Information Technology) industry.

Significant publications

  • The meaning of the 21st century.
  • Information Engineering, Book I: Introduction.
  • Technology's Crucible.
  • Local Area Networks.
  • Rapid Application Development.
  • The Wired Society: A Challenge for Tomorrow (Nominated for Pulitzer Prize).

Honors and awards

  • Ranked fourth among the 25 individuals who have most influenced the world of computer science in Computerworld's 25th anniversary issue.