It would be great to have a chart panel that allowed you to make charts and graphs from indesign. Something with the same capabilities as powerpoint chart/graph making tool.
Aurelian Tudorache commented
You may find this plugin useful:
In the near future more chart types will be available.
Lindsey Thomas Martin commented
The engineers working on Illustrator are now paying attention to its graphing function. The thread at illustrator.uservoice.com is called 'Improve Graph / Chart tool'. I think we are more likely to get results in Illustrator than in InDesign. You might want to read through the discussion there and see what you think.