Moving Beyond CAD: PDM vs. PLM

…Ok, so it was the late 1990’s, but the CAD world would be significantly changed by the technical revolution that several small companies like SOLIDWORKS, Solid Edge, and Autodesk with Inventor proposed to bring to the market. Until that time CAD fell exclusively in the domain of large companies, mainly Aero and Auto that helped […]

Advanced Data Cards: Part 1

Advanced Data Cards Part 1: Dynamically Configurable, Restricted and Required Input What is it? There are multiple inputs or fields on a data card that may be valid but depending on some condition or a specific situation, certain fields are not valid and should not be allowed to be editable. How can these concepts be implemented? There […]

Razorleaf Announces Clover™ for SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional and ERP Connectors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Razorleaf Announces Clover™ for SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional and ERP Connectors Razorleaf leverages Clover to connect SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle, MAPICS/Infor with SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Stow, OH – February 3, 2015 – Razorleaf Corporation today announces Clover, its open integration platform, is releasing ERP connectors for SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional to SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, […]

What is XML?

What is XML? Maybe you’ve found yourself asking that question at some point in time. To some, it’s just another meaningless acronym. To others, whether knowingly or not, it’s a key technology that they use every day. Today we’re going to give you the skinny on XML. Not just that, we’re also going to fill […]

DraftSight Enterprise PDM Integration

If you haven’t heard of it yet, and you use AutoCAD from Autodesk, you should learn a bit about DraftSight. In particular, if you use Enterprise PDM to manage DWG or DXF files, it is definitely time to give DraftSight another look, because SolidWorks now offers an integration between DraftSight and EPDM.

Three Reasons to Attend 3DExperience Forum

There are three main events each year for people interested in software products from Dassault Systèmes: COE Annual Conference (held in the spring), 3DExperience Forum (typically held in November), and SolidWorks World (held in late January or early February). The events have different content and target audiences, and since clients frequently ask us which conference […]

EPDM Office Add-in Replaces Office2PDM

Back in 2013, SolidWorks released an add-in for Enterprise PDM which included most of the features of Razorleaf’s Office2PDM tool. This add-in is compatible with EPDM 2013 and EPDM 2014, so many Office2PDM users will no longer have significant need for a separate product to provide Office integration functions. As a result, Razorleaf has discontinued […]

More Training for EPDM Reporting

Razorleaf recently introduced a new training course focused on reporting for SolidWorks Enterprise PDM, and the first delivery was so popular that we’re doing it again. The 3-day course, titled “Enterprise PDM Reporting,” is being offered November 6-8, 2012 in Richmond, VA. The course is targeted toward EPDM administrators and advanced users and dives into […]