• 9 Minutes of reading

    Published on 09 August 2022.

    There’s a lot of choice out there in the LMS (Learning Management System) market. So much choice that finding the right provider and the right platform can be a daunting prospect. But, as with any technology purchase, you can increase the likelihood of making the right decision if you follow a few key steps. That’s what Dr Anu Obaro, consultant radiologist and online training lead at the National CT Colonography Training and Accreditation programme of the NHS and Neil Bradley, UK Territory Manager at Rise Up, talked about in his session Buyer Beware: How to choose the right LMS at this year’s Learning Technologies Conference.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 21 July 2022.

    It’s not so long ago that learning was seen as a one-off event, something that happened in a classroom. These days, however, we know that learning happens all the time and that when done well, it’s something that we actively engage in. Sometimes it’s in the classroom, but more often than not it happens elsewhere, when you’re actually working. It’s called learning in the flow of work.


  • 11 Minutes of reading

    Published on 14 July 2022.

    As new technologies have appeared and learner expectations have changed, new trends have emerged over the past few years, including blended learning, mobile learning, social learning and adaptive learning. This is all thanks to new tools, particularly learning management system (LMS) platforms.  


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 July 2022.

    For many years, education has been thought of as a process led by teachers or tutors, who set expectations that students have to meet. Now, a shift is underway. That’s because the views and desires of learners are being taken into account, and the training process is adjusting to better suit them.


  • 10 Minutes of reading

    Published on 08 July 2022.

    Many people tend to think of skills and competencies as similar or even synonymous with one another, but in a learning context there are important differences between the two. Here, we’ll explain how skills and competencies differ and take a look at how organisations can use this knowledge to establish a competency framework – an invaluable tool when it comes to upskilling or reskilling employees.


  • 9 Minutes of reading

    Published on 08 July 2022.

    More and more people are being tempted to change career path or find a job that is more closely aligned with their values and motivation. The pandemic and the successive lockdowns have effectively led employees to reflect on their career trajectory, seek greater fulfilment and strive to achieve more of a balance between their personal and professional lives.


  • 12 Minutes of reading

    Published on 08 July 2022.

    Learning and development in the workplace is undergoing a rapid and substantive transformation, with traditional forms of training being supplanted by e-learning and other similar methods. This shift, already underway for some time, was accelerated by the global pandemic, with 70% of UK businesses reporting increased use of digital learning solutions and 36% investing more in new technologies.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 08 July 2022.

    In a turbulent economic environment, companies that know how to adapt are most likely to survive and thrive. Vital to this is the ability to equip employees with the skills they need in a fast, efficient manner. E-learning has proved a perfect fit for this purpose, in contrast to older forms of training, which are often slow to organise.


  • 13 Minutes of reading

    Published on 08 July 2022.

    In recent years, e-learning has begun to completely displace traditional forms of training. With the promise of faster, more efficient upskilling, it’s little wonder that more and more businesses are adopting this approach.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 08 July 2022.

    Businesses and training organisations alike can benefit from the creation of a training catalogue. This guide will show you how to create a comprehensive catalogue which allows learners to find the content they need in just a few clicks.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 08 July 2022.

    All sectors of activity have more or less taken a hit as a result of the pandemic. Back in the early days, companies were forced to embrace remote working in the blink of an eye and had to make some staff redundant. Faced with a completely unprecedented situation, they had to take drastic measures very quickly, with no idea what the future held.


  • 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 07 July 2022.

    Ever wondered what the secret is to creating dynamic and engaging blended learning courses? Well, we’d be lying if we said there was a shortcut to success, but there are some important considerations that can help you to design a truly dynamic blended learning course! The key word here is adaptability. The best training courses are the ones that are truly adapted to the needs of your employees and organisation. So, while there isn’t a magic bullet, we promise that we do have some invaluable tips and advice to offer. Keep reading if you don’t believe us!  


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 07 July 2022.

    Any trainer will tell you how important it is to have a varied, dynamic and engaging blended learning course. And it’s a fact that e-learning has a tendency to isolate and discourage learners, often leading to very low completion rates. But don’t worry – engaging learners in distance learning courses is not mission impossible!  


  • 9 Minutes of reading

    Published on 07 July 2022.

    Learning management systems are now near-ubiquitous across businesses of all sizes. This affords trainers the world over the ability to create their own e-learning modules. Nonetheless, designing a truly great course is still no mean feat. In this guide, we’ll show you how it’s done by offering useful advice and tips.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 07 July 2022.

    The training sector is evolving in line with technological advances and neuroscience discoveries about learning. With it, the role of the trainer is being transformed, too. Gradually, trainers are evolving into digital learning project managers, tasked with staying on top of the latest teaching methods and adapting to them rapidly. It’s therefore not surprising that the effectiveness of a blended learning course partly depends on a trainer’s stance on digital learning, along with their ability to juggle in-person sessions and e-learning modules.  


  • 11 Minutes of reading

    Published on 07 June 2022.

    Developing a learning culture, providing accessible training for employees and improving learner engagement are just some of the challenges companies face when it comes to upskilling their workforce.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 14 May 2022.

    The pandemic and its consequences – travel restrictions, lockdowns and the shift to remote working – have led to the exponential digitalisation of work and professional training. Beyond that, the pandemic has led to a paradigm shift, forcing us to take a step back and reflect on how we run our economies and societies. As a result, we have come to realise the importance of human connections.


  • 9 Minutes of reading

    Published on 14 May 2022.

    The Covid-19 pandemic has been completely unprecedented, meaning that we’ve had no points of reference to help us make sense of what has unfolded. Many sectors, such as retail and hospitality, struggled during the successive lockdowns in the UK and had to either make their employees redundant or put them on furlough. And as the pandemic has dragged on, the wider economy has taken a hit, with many companies being forced to shut down completely.


  • 9 Minutes of reading

    Published on 14 May 2022.

    Ever wondered what skills training managers will need in the future? We heard from Stéphane Diebold, head of the training association AFFEN, during a conference held at the SRH E-learning Expo. Having worked as an executive within dozens of companies, Stéphane established AFFEN, which he describes as the first think tank and “do tank” for training managers. Passionate about all things training, he touched on some key skills that trainers will need to remain relevant in the future. Rise Up was there. Here are some of our key takeaways from the session.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 14 May 2022.

    It’s clear that the pandemic and the resulting lockdowns have accelerated the digitalisation of training. In no time at all, professional training methods have been completely transformed. Delivering traditional in-person training has been made much more difficult. Companies are being forced to look towards digital learning methods, based on e-learning or blended learning.


  • 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 14 May 2022.

    Do you find millennials a difficult generation to train? We’ll provide you with some key pointers for how to engage them, including working in groups, freedom of expression, visual communication and learning by experience.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 13 May 2022.

    The world of work is set to undergo a global reskilling revolution. That’s according to analysis conducted by the World Economic Forum, which has claimed that almost one third of all jobs worldwide will be transformed by technology in 2030. As jobs evolve, so will the skills required to perform them. Reskilling workforces will therefore be crucial to ensure that employees have the skills they need to perform the jobs of the future and fulfil their potential.  


  • 10 Minutes of reading

    Published on 13 May 2022.

    According to a report published by the ONS, there were a record 1.2 million job vacancies in the three months to November 2021 in the UK, with businesses struggling to fill posts. The main reasons for this were a low number of applications and a lack of qualified applicants – indicating an economy-wide, national skills shortage.  


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 12 May 2022.

    Have you ever struggled to find the right person for a role, no matter how hard you tried to advertise the job and provide a generous rewards package? You’re not alone. According to a report published by the Open University, more than two-thirds of employers have struggled to recruit workers with the right skills. And this skills gap costs organisations an eye-watering £4.4 billion in recruitment fees, temporary staffing and increased salaries.  


  • 10 Minutes of reading

    Published on 12 May 2022.

    You’ve probably heard about hard and soft skills. The first refer to measurable talents and abilities – such as being able to create a graph using Excel – while the second refer to subjective skills that are more difficult to quantify, such as performing well under pressure.  


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 12 May 2022.

    The retail sector has experienced unprecedented upheavals over the past couple of years. Successive lockdowns during the pandemic, compounded by the supply chain issues brought about by Brexit, have had an adverse effect on the sector’s sales and profits, leading to redundancies and causing many workers to leave the sector.  


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 May 2022.

    Is your business looking for high-quality online training content? Are you looking to create a catalogue of e-learning modules that meet your employees’ needs? These questions are becoming increasingly pertinent amidst the ongoing changes to the worlds of work and training. Luckily, off-the-shelf content delivered via LMS can help to address many of the issues companies face and enable employees to gain new skills.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 May 2022.

    Not quite sure what off-the-shelf courses can offer your business? Or are you struggling to choose between the thousands of modules available on your LMS? In this article, the Rise Up team will walk you through the kinds of skills your employees can gain thanks to off-the-shelf training content.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 May 2022.

    Businesses across the globe are all looking for ways to upskill their employees quickly and effectively. Putting together a bank of training materials is key to this. To make things easier for you, we’ve created Rise Up Content: a catalogue of e-learning modules in a variety of engaging formats that you can use straight away. In this guide, we’ll highlight six of our favourite off-the-shelf content formats that your team will love.


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 May 2022.

    When planning out training courses for your learners, a few elements are as important as the content itself. However, it can be difficult to choose between off-the-shelf content, which is ready to use as is, and bespoke content, which your organisation either designs itself or commissions.


  • 11 Minutes of reading

    Published on 03 May 2022.

    Skills as currency. That’s an expression that is being used a lot at the moment in L&D and business circles. But it’s not actually a new concept – it’s something that L&D was talking about 15/20 years ago, usually in relation to IT skills. However, it’s resurfaced the past couple of years and for very good reason. Skills – or more accurately, a lack of them - is a very topical issue right now.  


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 03 May 2022.

    This was the title of a recent webinar on adaptive learning, conducted by Rise Up in conjunction with HR analysts Fosway Group. Michael Strawbridge, global head of community at the Learning and Performance Institute, chaired the webinar, with Marie Redor, head of product at Rise Up and Fiona Leteney, senior analyst at Fosway Group, forming the panel.   


  • 11 Minutes of reading

    Published on 03 May 2022.

    An e-learning course is only effective if the majority of learners who enrol on it actually see it through to completion – yet retaining learners’ attention and keeping them actively engaged is notoriously more difficult with a distance learning course. Studying alone and having to deal with unwanted distractions (whether at work or at home) are just two reasons why learners tend to abandon distance learning courses before completing them.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 03 May 2022.

    It goes without saying that adhering to a well-defined methodology is crucial when it comes to designing a blended learning course. The first step is understanding how teaching theory can help you to develop your employees’ skills. Next, it’s a case of analysing your organisation’s structure to determine your target learners and teaching objectives. After that, you can move on to the design phase, where you can reflect on the teaching strategy you plan to implement.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 03 May 2022.

    Rolling out a range of digital training courses can often prove tricky, especially for the first time. However, provided that you’re well prepared and organised, digitalising your training courses with a blended learning approach doesn’t have to be difficult.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 02 May 2022.

    According to a report published on Statista in 2021, digital learning is set to become one of the most important ways that people in the UK teach and learn new skills in the 2020s, with the pandemic having acted as a catalyst for the sector’s growth.


  • 13 Minutes of reading

    Published on 02 May 2022.

    Recent years have seen major shifts in the way training is conducted in the workplace. E-learning has been a huge part of this, and is being used to simplify the process of managing training programmes as well as to help employees gain the skills they need in order for the business to remain competitive.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 April 2022.

    Today, the world of professional training relies increasingly on two approaches: adaptive learning and digital learning. Already growing in popularity before the pandemic, both of them have seen explosive growth as more and more of us begin working from home.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 April 2022.

    In recent years, adaptive learning has taken an increasingly prominent role in the sphere of professional training. However, businesses need to be ready to take certain steps to get the most out of what is an undeniably promising tool. In this article, we’ll shed light on what adaptive learning has to offer, as well the challenges it faces as a result of ever-changing employee expectations with regards to training programmes.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 April 2022.

    After a turbulent few years, many of us have changed the way in which we work. The kitchen table is taking the place of the traditional office, and today’s employees are often either working solely from home or in a hybrid arrangement. To meet the needs of a more mobile workforce, professional training is having to adapt. One solution that is growing in popularity is adaptive learning.  


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 April 2022.

    Your business depends on what your staff are able to do. For your organisation to perform at its best, therefore, proper training is indispensable. Prioritising this is even more important as we see the emergence of an increasingly mobile workforce and the rise of new sectors.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 April 2022.

    Any e-learning software worth its salt in today’s market will include at least some form of adaptive learning system. It’s not hard to see why. Organisations the world over have turned to the technology to help improve their training programmes, as well as to save time and money. But do you know all of the pros and cons of adaptive learning?


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 April 2022.

    The goal of adaptive learning is to meet the needs of every learner. It’s an approach that has become increasingly successful in recent years—but how does it work? How can you introduce adaptive learning in your own business? And how can you roll out an adaptive learning course on an LMS platform? You can find the answers to all of these questions right here!  


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 April 2022.

    Adaptive learning and machine learning are two distinct, yet closely related concepts within the field of vocational training. In this article, we’ll show you the ins and outs of these two systems, both of which have their roots in artificial intelligence.  


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 April 2022.

    When it comes to training, today’s workforce is looking for greater personalisation and flexibility. Both adaptive learning and mobile learning help to meet these needs—and there are benefits for companies who choose to implement them. In this article, we’ll show you how using mobile learning together with the right adaptive learning software can make your training programs more effective.


  • 13 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 April 2022.

    Adaptive learning is now present in more businesses than ever before. It’s easy to see why its popularity has grown: organisations are looking to optimise their training programmes and to help their staff gain new skills more quickly. Adaptive learning fits the bill perfectly, using artificial intelligence to provide personalised courses for each employee.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 16 April 2022.

    When designing a blended learning course, you need to have a solid methodology. And having a methodology implies having several steps that you follow carefully – from determining the scope of the training and having it audited internally and externally to designing, creating, rolling out and assessing the course.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 16 April 2022.

    Blended learning is a hybrid training method which aims to make training as impactful as possible by combining in-person learning (which offers human contact, practical exercises and hands-on experience) with e-learning (with its accessibility, reduced cost, time saving potential and ability to monitor learner progress), while also making use of the different teaching methods available through digital learning (social learning, mentoring, mobile learning).


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 16 April 2022.

    Over the past few years, blended learning has become increasingly popular among trainers and learners – and for good reason. It arguably represents the best of both worlds, drawing on the benefits of both online and in-person training methods, and enables learners to upskill more quickly.


  • 3 Minutes of reading

    Published on 16 April 2022.

    Designing a blended learning course is good – and designing one that your employees will take is even better! But if you don’t want your training course to be overlooked – and don’t want all that time you spent developing it to go to waste – you need to ensure that you roll it out and promote it effectively. But don’t worry: rolling out your blended learning course couldn’t be easier with a learning management system (LMS).


  • 9 Minutes of reading

    Published on 16 April 2022.

    You’ve no doubt heard about blended learning – a hybrid learning method that combines in-person classes with digital training via e-learning modules and even virtual classes.   But you might find that creating a blended learning course from scratch is pretty challenging, and you might not know how to go about it or where to start. The key to designing a great blended learning course is having a rigorous methodology combined with the right tools. That’s where Rise Up comes in! As blended learning experts, we can guide you through the development of your blended learning course, step by step!


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 30 March 2022.

      This is the last post in our series of articles on learning culture, but it’s by no means the least important one. In a learning culture, skills are a top, strategic priority. They are assessed, worked on and renewed all the time, with everyone taking responsibility for skills – learning teams, senior leaders and employees. But, what’s the current situation with regards to skills in the UK?


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 27 March 2022.

    In times of significant change, with huge challenges put upon the retail sector in recent years, it's no wonder some companies and employees are ending up burnt out and disengaged. Now is the time to recognise this change and put steps in place to reengage the workforce, supporting the development of a resilient team. Resilience, often an overlooked quality, is essential in ensuring employees can cope (and thrive) when times are tough.  


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 25 March 2022.

    In recent years, requirements of training providers have shifted with many factors impacting when, where and how training delivery can be enhanced. With changing priorities and a more diverse workforce than ever before, how can providers ensure everyone is supported?


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 February 2022.

    This is the third article in our series on learning culture. This article talks about the importance of employee engagement and a positive employee experience and how they relate to a strong learning culture. To see the previous two posts, visit: Building a learning culture – an interview with DR Nigel Paine and What is a learning culture?


  • 10 Minutes of reading

    Published on 25 February 2022.

    A skills development plan is a must-have for any business looking to help its employees maximise their potential. After all, the success of any organisation is predicated on the abilities of its staff. By helping them to grow, you’re also investing in the future of your company.


  • 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 24 February 2022.

    Nowadays, it’s almost impossible to imagine training your employees without using some kind of online platform. To help ensure the best possible results, many companies have already turned to learning experience platforms (LXPs), while others are still considering making the switch.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 24 February 2022.

    A  learning experience platform (LXP) is a game-changer for any company looking to increase employee engagement with training courses. What’s so great about LXPs? Well, for starters, they give you access to a range of high-quality teaching methods that are proven to boost participation and foster new skills.  


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 24 February 2022.

    Plenty of questions still surround the way we, as humans, learn new skills. There’s no doubt, however, that our interactions with others play a key role in this process. This principle lies at the heart of how learning experience platforms (LXPs) work.  


  • 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 24 February 2022.

    Decided to wave goodbye to traditional training methods and step into the future with digitised training? There are two software options available: a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Learning Experience Platform (LXP). But which is best suited for your organisation?


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 24 February 2022.

    There are plenty of reasons why you might be interested in investing in a learning experience platform (LXP). Perhaps you’ve noticed that your existing LMS isn’t quite cutting it anymore—or maybe you’ve still been organising all of your training the old-fashioned way, and want to try something new. No matter what your reasons, there are some key features you need to look for in an LXP.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 24 February 2022.

    As the world of work changes, training software needs to evolve with it. Learning experience platforms are no different, and need to keep up with the times. So, what makes a great LXP in 2022?


  • 4 Minutes of reading

    Published on 24 February 2022.

    Learning experience platforms (LXPs) are popular amongst companies looking to provide their employees with state-of-the-art training. LXPs put the learner at the heart of their own training pathway, helping to increase their motivation and sense of engagement.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 24 February 2022.

    A learning experience platform (or LXP) is an invaluable tool to have at your disposal throughout the process of training your employees. That’s why it pays to know more about what an LXP can offer. So, whether you’ve only just heard of the term or are already planning to acquire one for your business, this is the guide for you.


  • 13 Minutes of reading

    Published on 23 February 2022.

    LXP software is widely used by all kinds of businesses for their training needs. However, you might not be totally familiar with the possibilities offered by LXPs—or, to give them their full title, learning experience platforms.


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 07 February 2022.

    This is the second article in our series on learning culture. To see the previous post, visit: What is a learning culture?   Dr Nigel Paine, learning and leadership expert, international speaker and author of several books, talks to Rise Up about how to build a learning culture. In particular, he discusses four key elements that he says need to be in place in order for a learning culture to flourish: empowerment, trust, engagement and leadership.


  • 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 01 February 2022.

      We are starting the year with a series of articles on learning culture – what constitutes a learning culture, the key elements that need to be in place, the benefits of having a learning culture and how to build one. 


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 20 January 2022.

      With 2022 having just begun, many of us are still planning for the year ahead. Those of us within the training sector will, once again, be navigating tricky and often unfamiliar terrain. The world of work has been irrevocably altered by the pandemic, and new solutions are required to meet the needs of today’s businesses.


  • 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 03 January 2022.

    A lot of research has been conducted recently into the make-up of the modern workplace and it all says the same thing: that post-pandemic, most organisations will continue to offer a blend of office and remote working. However, even though business leaders know the future is hybrid, surprisingly few are actively preparing for it.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 27 December 2021.

    Nowadays, it’s not enough to implement just one type of learning method into your training programs. Instead, training programs need to incorporate as many learning methods as possible—from e-learning and face-to-face learning to virtual learning and social learning to ensure learners can efficiently build up a robust set of skills and knowledge.


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 13 December 2021.

    When deciding whether to invest in new software, cost is one of the most significant aspects to consider. However, this isn’t a simple case of comparing price tags. Each programme will have a unique set of features which need to be taken into account. So, when you’re asking yourself about LMS costs, you need to weigh up your spend against the potential benefits to your business.


  • 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 07 December 2021.

    Nowadays, more companies than ever are turning to learning management systems (LMS) to manage and digitise their training. From large businesses to SMEs, companies far and wide are turning to LMSs en masse to train their employees. However, the process isn’t totally smooth for everyone. You might be struggling with outdated tech, using a platform that doesn’t encourage learner engagement, or just reluctant to leave the old-fashioned way behind.


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 30 November 2021.

    As more companies come to understand the importance of learning and development to business performance, an aspect that can be hard to master is employee engagement. It’s all well and good to have a training solution in place, but if your workforce does not effectively interact with the material, they are unlikely to benefit. To make the most of your investment, you must ensure that employees are motivated to successfully participate in any training you provide.


  • 14 Minutes of reading

    Published on 20 November 2021.

    A few years ago, many of us may have been unfamiliar with learning management platforms. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, though, e-learning has become part and parcel of working life like never before. Even companies whose staff are back in the office have recognised the continued benefits of blended learning, and it’s clear that the approach is here to stay.


  • 2 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 November 2021.

    Halfway between face-to-face and digital training, Blended Learning is revolutionising tomorrow's learning! Definition and example of a tried and tested method. 


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 03 November 2021.

    When it comes to training programmes, it’s absolutely essential that you provide an engaging learning experience that will actually improve the skill development and performance of your employees. The best way to do this is by picking a learning management system (LMS) that provides a range of learning methods that you can adapt to suit your learners and training objectives.


  • 9 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 October 2021.

    Today’s businesses have no shortage of training methods to choose from. Amongst these, learning management systems, or LMSs, are ahead of the pack. However, things can get tricky when it comes to choosing between different LMS platforms. We’re here to help make the process simpler by showing you 7 things you need to know before choosing an LMS platform.


  • 4 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 October 2021.

    Interactive learning is an approach to training where learners are encouraged to actively engage with the trainer, the material and each other.


  • 10 Minutes of reading

    Published on 25 October 2021.

    If you’re a training provider, or a business aiming to help your employees gain new skills, you’ll probably have heard of the term learning management system (LMS). An LMS is a versatile and powerful tool that gives you the ability to manage training, digitise courses and track progress at every step.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 20 October 2021.

    For businesses big and small, finding a training approach that addresses all company requirements can be tricky. Choosing to use a learning management system (LMS) for your training needs allows you to offer the same high quality teaching to all of your company’s employees—and that’s just one of many advantages! In this article we’re going to provide 7 great reasons to invest in an LMS for your company.  


  • 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 22 August 2021.

    Social learning is a new learning method based on exchange between participants! Discover 10 tips to implement it or improve it and get the best out of your employees' skills.!


  • 4 Minutes of reading

    Published on 12 August 2021.

    How to design a solid and relevant Blended Learning? How to combine distance and face-to-face learning to obtain an optimised training system? The answers can be found in this podcast.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 July 2021.

    Learners are often required to complete a Blended Learning path quickly to respond as fast as possible to the needs of the learners. But what is the best choice in the end? There's no point in implementing an extensive blended learning course if you miss the right time for setting it up. We all would like to see our blended learning training succeed. We want this to benefit the employees, the organisation, the trainees in our training courses and to create an example of a successful project. We repeatedly read that blended learning is the future of training; therefore, we intuitively feel it is part of the solution. The challenge is to offer training courses that combine e-learning with more experiential human interactions.


  • 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 June 2021.

    And if we were interested in why Blended Learning! This is an essential step before setting up any training project. Discover the advantages of combining digital and face-to-face training.


  • 2 Minutes of reading

    Published on 16 May 2021.

    Extended enterprise and learning? Most organizations forget to train their partners who are an integral part of their ecosystem. The LMS platforms allow to answer this problem.


  • 3 Minutes of reading

    Published on 25 April 2021.

    Every year new professions appear and the training sector is no exception! We are interested here in four functions: community animator, "field" trainer, digital learning manager and digital content designer.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 March 2021.

    It's not just a matter of luck! Several pitfalls when setting up training projects are to be avoided. Among them, lack of coordination, contradictory opinions, uninteresting content. In addition to these pitfalls, there are also tips to follow!


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 09 March 2021.

    Putting together effective e-learning content can be thought of as a science, or perhaps a fine art. You might think it’s a simple matter of compiling the information you want to convey and distributing it to your learners. However, you could risk creating a course that isn’t engaging enough, or that simply isn’t fit for purpose.  


  • 2 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 February 2021.

    You might have heard about blended learning: professional training experts rave about it, and it has featured on the agenda of every digital transformation conference for some time. Want to know what all the hype’s about? We’ve produced a handy infographic to help explain.


  • 3 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 February 2021.

    We propose 4 steps to set up the skills plan: definition of objectives, skills assessment, inventory of available resources and communication.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 February 2021.

    Blended learning focuses on the learner's experience by combining face-to-face training and e-learning.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 January 2021.

    What makes a successful e-learning module? It needs to be well-defined, well-written and well-executed. Find out more below!  


  • 3 Minutes of reading

    Published on 12 November 2020.

    It's hard to miss the MOOC trend that has developed in recent years, to the point of flooding free training platforms. Thanks to MOOCs, everyone can train freely and for free, and even receive certification. But then... What do the new terms COOC and SPOC mean? 


  • 4 Minutes of reading

    Published on 12 November 2020.

    The skills development plan... Everybody talks about it but nobody really knows how it works! Here are 5 valuable tips to build an efficient and profitable plan for your business. 


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 12 November 2020.

    E-learning has now been around for decades, but plenty of misconceptions still surround it. As an LMS provider, we hear these opinions from decision makers and stakeholders all the time, and we decided it was time to set the record straight. In this article, we’ll take a look at some common beliefs concerning e-learning, and examine whether there’s any truth to them.  


  • 2 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 November 2020.

    IDD stands for "Insurance Distribution Directive". It is a European directive in force since 2016, whose ordinance and decrees were published in France in May and June 2018. The IDD effectively repeals the Insurance Intermediary Directive (also known as IMD1).


  • 3 Minutes of reading

    Published on 10 November 2020.

    SCORM is an international standard for the creation of e-learning modules. It combines two things:


  • 4 Minutes of reading

    Published on 08 November 2020.

    Virtual classroom: a good support but what are the steps to set up. We propose 6 of them, from logistics to communication: choice of themes and tools, training, content, optimisation and information.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 06 November 2020.

    The virtual classroom is not a new medium but it remains an asset in your training courses. Among the advantages: flexibility, proximity and accessibility.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 05 November 2020.

    Schneider Electric, a French company providing energy and automation solutions, were looking for a way to provide thousands of customers with face-to-face training and e-learning sessions without having to use multiple training tools and applications.   They found the answer to their problem in Rise Up, an intuitive, powerful LMS platform. By giving them the ability to extend their lessons beyond the classroom with a virtual city, Rise Up has taken Schneider Electric’s training and customer experience to the next level.


  • 2 Minutes of reading

    Published on 05 November 2020.

    Mobile learning combines with various trends for optimal training: augmented reality, geolocation and coaching. It is a good way to personalize the experience of your learners.


  • 4 Minutes of reading

    Published on 04 November 2020.

    It seems astonishing at the time of digitalization to continue to promote face-to-face. However, face-to-face reinforces digital. Blended learning is the winning combo for effective learning.


  • 3 Minutes of reading

    Published on 04 November 2020.

    It is not always easy to know what actions to put in place in order to make one's training known to everyone... Prospecting, natural referencing via social networks, discover all our advice to bring your e-learning projects to light! 


  • 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 03 November 2020.

    At a breakfast organized by the SRH trade show, Michel Diaz, Associate Director of Féfaur, spoke on November 29th about digital learning trends. Partner of the exhibition, Fefaur is a company specializing in e-learning consulting and strategies. Michel Diaz is also editor-in-chief of the E-learning Letter website, the reference media on digital learning in France. As a popular speaker, he regularly speaks in France and abroad to share his expertise. Here is what we learned from this conference. 


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 03 November 2020.

    Interested in giving e-learning a try, but unsure where to start? Don’t miss out! By getting to grips with digital training platforms, you can unlock countless benefits. Check out our guide on moving from face-to-face training to e-learning!


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 03 November 2020.

    The Learning Management System, or LMS, has been constantly evolving over the last ten years or so, in order to adapt to the new changes in professional training. Arnaud Blachon, CEO of Rise Up, speaks in this interview and discusses how the LMS is constantly adapting to the training issues of companies and training organisations..  


  • 3 Minutes of reading

    Published on 03 November 2020.

    Numerous professions are being created as a result of the emergence of digital training in the world of professional apprenticeship. Focus on 4 professions of the future! 


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 02 November 2020.

    Digital technology has changed the game when it comes to workplace training. While some employers are happy to jump in head first and adopt e-learning programmes, others are more sceptical, or simply need more information. If you fall into the latter category, then we have just the guide for you.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 09 September 2020.

    As beneficial as face-to-face training can be for the development of key skills and knowledge, the costs associated with it can be astronomical. Switching to e-learning, or a blended learning approach, however, can bring those costs down significantly.


  • 2 Minutes of reading

    Published on 28 July 2020.

    Choosing an e-learning support is good, but anticipating is better. It is essential to explain this choice to employees and train them in this new tool to accelerate its adoption.


  • 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 23 June 2020.

    Press release.  June 22, 2020. Blended learning specialist Rise Up raises €5 million to accelerate its commercial development and international expansion.


  • 3 Minutes of reading

    Published on 01 April 2020.

    Gamification is a good way to increase your learners' engagement in your Blended Learning. It brings a social aspect and a willingness to challenge oneself.


  • 3 Minutes of reading

    Published on 05 March 2020.

    Blended Learning can help you ensure good onboarding. Welcoming a new employee in good conditions is essential. Don't hesitate to create a dedicated training course when they arrive.


  • 3 Minutes of reading

    Published on 11 February 2020.

    The training action in work situations, AFEST, is the new subject to be taken into account in 2019. Blended Learning is perfectly adapted to this obligation. Objective, involvement and autonomy are our key words.


  • 2 Minutes of reading

    Published on 20 January 2020.

    SSO here, SSO there... you often hear this term but the definition is still a bit confusing? This article is made for you!


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 06 January 2019.

    Educational technology is constantly evolving. In its infancy, e-learning typically took the form of simple online modules that learners would complete one by one. Recently, however, an explosion of new formats and methods has seen the face of e-learning change dramatically. Some of the top advances in this field are continuations of long-term developments, while others represent new innovations. Let’s take a look at six of the most interesting e-learning trends of 2022.    


  • 3 Minutes of reading

    Published on 10 January 2018.

    2018 trends: one more!   January is currently a time of "happy new year" and "best wishes" and articles presenting 2018 trends for training are multiplying. That is why, to be original, we will address some topics to follow and monitor for this coming year.