About Rick Rosato

As CEO of Qualitem, Rick leads a team of amazingly talented software experts who create wonderfully efficient Content Service software applications and tools. He takes pride in presenting those software tools/products to the world and welcomes feedback to improve where needed. His fit for purpose approach strives to solves painful Content Service problems with solutions that make sense.

Archiving InfoPath forms – consider Modern pages

SharePoint sites around the world are filled with libraries of old InfoPath forms, their related tasks and workflow history. How should organisations archive these forms to ensure the others can access and render these forms once InfoPath is finally gone? This problem is not being addressed and records (archive) managers need to assess their options. [...]

By | 2020-06-10T10:32:17+08:00 June 5th, 2020|Categories: Live Publish, Modern Pages, SharePoint|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Gold is gold, no matter how old – convert old to Evergreen!

I worked at Microsoft some years ago and I wrote an article that was published in TechNet.   This was a big deal at the time as I was new to MS and not directly involved in the product teams, which is where most of the TechNet content was generated. TechNet was the main knowledge [...]

By | 2020-05-11T11:11:42+08:00 May 11th, 2020|Categories: Live Publish, SharePoint|Tags: , |0 Comments

Our Source Code web part – why we built it

Believe it or not, we started writing this web parts before the Microsoft Code Snippet modern web part came out.  Other priorities at the time meant the development was temporarily shelved. Last week we decided to finish our web part; we used it as a training tool to assist some of our junior staff [...]

By | 2020-06-10T09:43:25+08:00 April 21st, 2020|Categories: Live Publish, Modern Pages, SharePoint|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Developer tacit knowledge is so hard to capture

If you haven’t guessed it by now, you should know that I love SharePoint.  However, not everything is “Microsoft Easy” in SharePoint and the tools used to capture tacit knowledge (like discussion lists, wikis and-the-like) could be better.  Plus, there’s so many options to choose from when it comes to SharePoint lists/options - it [...]

By | 2020-04-24T12:23:57+08:00 April 14th, 2020|Categories: Live Publish|Tags: |0 Comments

Announcing Live Publish for WordPress Availability in AppSource

A couple of weeks ago we unveiled the ability to add WordPress sites in Live Publish, and today we are pleased to announce the availability of Live Publish for WordPress in Microsoft AppSource. WordPress is globally known as the most widely used content management system for hosting web sites.  Most people that have their [...]

By | 2020-04-03T11:11:48+08:00 April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Live Publish|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Knowledge Author – transitioning your DOCX/PDFs to HTML

To call yourself a knowledge author, is to participate in knowledge management.   The key term here is participate. In the context of corporate knowledge, I am defining knowledge as content that is unstructured (document-based), long-lived and highly valued by the organisation.   If the content you curate, managed and archive is seen as important to [...]

By | 2020-03-26T07:25:53+08:00 March 20th, 2020|Categories: General, Live Publish|0 Comments

Migrating InfoPath form content to SharePoint Online Modern Pages

If you are reading this hoping to find a silver bullet to transitioning or migrate your InfoPath forms to modern SharePoint, apologies but there is no silver bullet.  However, the question of how to address legacy forms and their associated data is one that is covered in this article.   If you are moving or have [...]

By | 2020-03-16T13:49:58+08:00 March 16th, 2020|Categories: Modern Pages, SharePoint|0 Comments

DataSync keeps Employee details fresh in Active Directory

Active Directory (AD) is a key system for most organizations.  It is important that user information from key systems like HR, are kept current in AD.   User moves and changes occur daily and manually keeping track of these changes or even creating service desk tickets to maintain these changes is time consuming and susceptible [...]

By | 2020-07-30T08:01:13+08:00 March 12th, 2020|Categories: DataSync, General|Tags: , , , |0 Comments