Baan's phase under Invensys, after a turbulent three years that have seen considerable people, market and technology change, and considerable worthwhile investment. Recently-announced technology developments seem to be in sync with the market's trends, and leaning shrewdly towards the requirements of holistic business requirements from engineering design collaboration, to CRM and on to SCM.
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then, Invensys has been integrating its three principle software companies Baan, Wonderware and Avantis, under the leadership of Laurens van der Tang, the president of Baan, and Joe Cowan, who was chief operating officer of the combined organization until his recent departure to EXE Technologies . Unfortunately, the burden of debt, with no sign of the market recovery in sight, has forced Invensys to back out of its above strategy. At the end of the day, the Baan''s phase under Invensys, after a turbulent