Who is tired of bar graphs? Everyone! They are so common, it is as if there weren’t other options for displaying business data. The fact remains, people choose bar graphs because they are safe and can display a wide range of data sets in a useful way. With guidance, we can add variety to our BI reports and display data in a visually optimized way.
Check out this cool post from FindAccountingSoftware.com, 7 Alternatives to The Bar Graph and When to Use them in BI Reporting. It discusses other visualization strategies and suggests which types of data to use for each one.