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displaying microsoft project tasks in dashboards?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 05, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I understand that you can have task lists created in SharePoint and have them display on a dashboard with something like % complete, etc.  However, we have a client that has many different projects they manage that each have their own Microsoft Project file.  They want to know when the milestones on the project are due and what the % complete is based off of the contents of the project file.  Is there a way to pull this info from the project files and have it display in a dashboard or some other format?  We don't want to have to manually enter the tasks in SharePoint - it should be automated. Thanks, Robert

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