In terms of visual data and design, instead of making the content or story fit into an infographic, we need to consider what is the best way to present the data or story.
What medium does the content best lend itself to?
To make this shift in finding better ways to present content, we need to change our mindset and our language. When we talk about infographics, we should categorically refer to them as creative pieces to help being confined to a predetermined content format. These formats can include videos, quizzes and other interactive elements that will make the infographic stand apart from the masses.
Visit the link for some strategies and examples of infographics that are on the right path and take an approach that is different than most of the infographics on the web.