Tech history in photos: Software giants of the 1970s

Ed Yourdon, founder of Yourdon, Inc.

Yourdon was a pioneer of the software engineering methodology and a proponent of structured analysis. He is also known as a co-developer of object-oriented analysis/design.

Image: Ed Yourdon

By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.