I was recently asked if it is possible to use SharePoint calendars with Visio Timeline Shapes automatically. My first reaction was “not without code”, but a closer inspection reveals that you can use Visio 2007 Professional Link Data to Shapes quite easily….
Firstly, I found the WSS Demo site http://www.wssdemo.com/application/default.aspx to be useful. [This is no longer available]
In Visio 2007 Professional, you can use Data / Link Data to Shapes … to get data from Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services:[Read more…] about Using SharePoint Calendars with Visio Timelines