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Our ryze training and CDISC support services - all you need to know

Dec 6, 2022 1:36:56 PM

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Gilbert Hunter

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Whether you’re a regular ryze user or are new to the platform, at some point you might need some help navigating your way around. From product training on the ryze platform to support with a specific element of the CDISC standards, we’re here to help.

As soon as you start working with us, you’ll have your own account manager. Someone you can turn to for product support by phone or email. Think of them as someone in Formedix fighting your corner and representing the needs of your company. It’s their job to help you achieve your objectives, and make sure that everything runs as smoothly as possible. Your account manager can also help with any training requirements you may have.

This blog will help you understand the ryze training we offer, and how we can support you to better understand CDISC standards.



ryze software for clinical trials

The ryze platform has helped many organizations achieve better data quality, metadata reuse and speedier submissions. When it comes to clinical trial build, ryze has it covered – as well as being a repository for you to store all your standardized metadata, you can use it to design CRFs, map to SDTM and build datasets, validate your data and adhere to CDISC standards.

Just like with any platform, it can take users some time to understand how it all works. But fear not, if you need some support understanding a part of the platform, we’re can help!

We offer courses to suit your needs, whether that be a short session to focus on a specific part of the platform, or a multi-day course that covers everything. Our training sessions are built around your specific needs, so we can make sure you’re getting the most out of the time.

ryze training can include:

  • End-to-end platform training
  • Clinical metadata repository
  • Set up and managing standards
  • Governance
  • Building EDCs
  • Designing and converting datasets
  • Annotated CRFs
  •  Define.xml
  • Validation



During your training, we’ll explain the features of the platform while using real-world examples. So, you’ll come away with hands-on knowledge you can implement when you’re back at work.

We understand that every company is different, with different levels of expertise. So, we keep it flexible. We can put together a bespoke training package that focusses on a specific part of the study build process. You tell us what you need, and we’ll deliver!



We can also provide how-to and best practice guides on subjects such as organizing your standards and studies, and dataset mapping. You can access these guides on the ryze community, or by getting in touch with our professional services team.


Our training formats recapped

  • Face-to-face training at your office where you can have as many stakeholders attend as you want – great for larger groups
  • Get your team around a table for online training, if that’s more convenient
  • Make use of our how-to and best practice guides

Read our blog on software for clinical trials, and why it’s so important for drug discovery.

Online training – how does it work?

Post-pandemic, we’ve found that many people prefer video training over face-to-face sessions. And in fact, we’re all so used to it these days, it’s just like being in one room! We can deliver ryze training via video conference at a time that suits your team.



What are the benefits of having CDISC standards in ryze? ryze uses templates built on CDISC rules. That means compliance for your SDTM datasets and ADaM datasets is built in right from the start of your study.

Tips to prepare

How can you get the most out of our training sessions?

  • Have a clear idea of what you want to achieve from your training
    If you prepare a list of topics you’d like to know more about in advance, you can make sure they’re covered during the session – otherwise you might remember something important later that you didn’t get a chance to ask about!

  • Come prepared to get involved
    Some training works best with participation from you. There may be workshops or small tasks for you to complete.

  • Ask lots of questions
    Everyone’s needs are different, and while we try to cover every important aspect of the topic we’re training on, there might be something very specific to your situation that you need help with. We welcome questions, so please ask as we go along – we want things to be really clear, and for you to get the most out of your training.

  • Reflect on what you’ve learned
    Take time during breaks, or at the end of the session, to reflect on what you’ve learned. Ask yourself how what you’ve learned is relevant to your everyday tasks, and note any actions you want to take when you go back to work.


What CDISC support do we offer?

Did you know that we were one of the first ever CDISC members over 18 years ago?

Today, we’re active members of the CDISC XML Technology team, and our friendly experts regularly speak at industry events.


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ryze, our clinical MDR and clinical trial automation suite, is built on the latest CDISC standards. This means that we when it comes to standards and legislation, we really know our stuff. We keep our software up-to-date, and our clients benefit from the very latest industry standards knowledge.


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Needing a little support understanding the complexities of CDISC standards? We’ve got nearly two decades of experience with CDISC standards, so we’re well placed to help with any standards-related queries you might have.

We can help you to understand the different CDISC standards that are required at various stages of a clinical trial, including CDISC SDTM, ADaM, Define-XML and SEND standards.

If you’re looking for support with CDISC standards, just speak with your account manager and they’ll be happy to help set up a call with our standards experts.

Read our guide to CDISC standards used in the clinical research process. Or, if you'd like to hear more about the training we offer, click the button below to tell us what training you need:

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