• Activity
  • 5 mins
  • Level 1: Introductory

Visible Trade: A UK trade data visualisation tool

Updated Thursday 16th June 2011

Delve into 20 years’ worth of UK export and import data to discover some surprising stories about the UK’s trade relations with the rest of the world.

Brave? Click on the Visible Trade image below and get started with our exciting data visualisation tool exploring the last 20 years' worth of UK export and import data. But if you need a little help before jumping straight in at the deep end, visit our video and text guides to this exciting tool.

Launch Visible Trade Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Launch Visible Trade

 

For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

Have a question?

Other content you may like

Customer Service: Expert's Corner with Professor Sally Dibb Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Sally Dibb article icon

Money & Business 

Customer Service: Expert's Corner with Professor Sally Dibb

Professor Sally Dibb answers questions on customer service in business, including how globalisation affects brands and why is customer relationship management so important?

Article
Matt Brittin on the value of data Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University video icon

Money & Business 

Matt Brittin on the value of data

Google's Matt Brittin discusses how businesses can use data to improve their online performance

Video
5 mins
The Global Trade Trap: Goods or services? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nomadsoul1 | Dreamstime.com article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

The Global Trade Trap: Goods or services?

There's a changing pattern of trade in which services are being bought and sold across national boundaries. Leslie Budd explains.

Article
Your guide to the Visible Trade data visualisation tool article icon

Money & Business 

Your guide to the Visible Trade data visualisation tool

Our data visualisation of the UK's trade with the world can seem a bit daunting at first - so we've got this video and text guide to show you how to get the best from it...

Article
MK Dons manager Karl Robinson on leading a winning team Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license article icon

Money & Business 

MK Dons manager Karl Robinson on leading a winning team

As MK Dons hit the headlines beating Manchester United 4-0, find out what manager Karl Robinson thinks on how empowering your team is a crucial element of creative leadership.

Article

Money & Business 

Creativity at Work

Is creativity a mind-set or can it be developed? How much influence does organisational culture have on creativity in the workplace? And is there space for innovation within all business environments? Managing a successful business is never simple, especially when it’s necessary to navigate a company through a changing landscape. Featuring a series of interviews on topics such as flexible working, the role of leadership and creating under constraint, this collection also takes a closer look at fear, bias and intuition and the role they play on shaping creative environments. It examines approaches used by both private and public sectors and gives an insight into how they use different aspects of creativity to run their organisations. Martin Miller of independent music label Beggars Banquet talks about managing change, while NHS Chief Exec Samantha Jones talks about managing creativity when faced with the pressures of running NHS trust. Also featuring contributions from Microsoft, Cloud Reach, Morgan Lovell, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, and Milton Keynes Dons football manager, Karl Robinson.

Video
1 hr 15 mins
The 'repo-to-maturity' game Creative commons image Icon By thunderchild7 via Flickr under Creative Commons licence under Creative-Commons license article icon

Money & Business 

The 'repo-to-maturity' game

The collapse of MF Global not only exposed the vagaries of the ‘Repo-to-Maturity’ game, but also the issues posed by the application of different accounting standards

Article
Working with dilemmas free course icon Level 3 icon

Money & Business 

Working with dilemmas

Dilemmas are part of the fabric of organisational and individual life; these are often presented as the choice between two (or more) equally compelling propositions. In this free course, Working with dilemmas, you will focus on how to address dilemmas effectively. In particular, you will explore the extent to which dilemmas are or should be treated as choices between two extremes, and how the response to and resolution of dilemmas can move beyond binary choices to the reconciliation of opposites.

Free course
4 hrs
Business Thinkers activity icon

Money & Business 

Business Thinkers

Join the dots of the business world to discover how influential thinkers in business are connected with our Business Thinkers interactive

Activity