Allen Communication Named as 2013 Top 20 Learning Portal Company

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Allen earns recognition as a Top 20 Learning Portal Company for 2013 following their spot on the Top 20 Content Development Companies List earlier this year.

SALT LAKE CITY (October 18, 2013) – Allen Communication Learning Services has been named as a Top 20 Learning Portal Company by for their unique capabilities in customization and an Allen Communication - Top Learning Portalinnovative cost model. Each year, to assist organizations in their search for the best portal partner; reviews portal companies to identify who is leading the industry in innovation, capabilities, and functionality. Top portal companies were chosen based on excellence in the following areas:

  • Breadth of functionality and capabilities
  • Commitment to the corporate training market
  • Industry visibility, innovation and impact
  • Number and strength of clients
  • Geographic reach

When architecting their portal services Allen wanted to provide their global clientele with a model that allowed for custom-tailored solutions and a lower cost of ownership.  The result was a portal solution that was architected in layers which allows clients to have all of the benefits of custom software (custom look and feel, unique business processes), while still staying aligned with the core product (easy upgrades of new enhancements).

Having been in the training industry for 30 years, Allen believes that it is important to provide a solution that meets the clients’ specific needs, which is why Sustainable Customization™ is central to their design. The model allows clients to have custom-tailored user interfaces and business processes incorporated into each portal implementation.  All of this can also be provided in just weeks or months and includes doing away with license, individual subscription and version fees.

Ron Zamir, CEO of Allen Communication said, “Our focus on  providing our clients with a rich, content-driven user experience has driven us to create a portal model that thrills our clients and breaks new ground on what’s possible with technology. We are honored that has recognized our efforts to provide custom Learning Portal services that allow companies to expect more from their learning initiatives.”

Allen recognizes that a learning portal is not just a hub of learning activities; it provides valuable data for organizations to understand and plan strategic learning initiatives. Allen’s learning portal offers not only standard training reports, but also allows administrators to easily extract raw data from the portal to create custom reports. The portal solution integrates easily with other key business systems to analyze data for correlations between learning and company performance and allows for review of important metrics to identify how strategic learning is impacting the bottom line.

“Our Top 20 Learning Portal Companies list represents the companies that support the administration and delivery of learning content. These innovative companies integrate an array of technologies into their portals to support engagement, and bring a deep set of industry experience,” said Ken Taylor, Chief Operating Officer of Training Industry, Inc.

In addition to the Training Industry recognition, Allen has been honored with more than 25 awards in 2013 including a Brandon Hall Bronze Excellence in Learning Award and recognition on Training Industry’s Top 20 Content Development List. To learn more about how Allen Communication can help improve the performance of your training and business, visit


For over 30 years, Allen ( has developed award-winning training solutions for the world’s best companies. Designed for real impact on learner performance through sound instructional design, Allen’s proven Assure Methodology™ optimizes program results and maximizes return on your training dollar. Leveraging cutting edge technology to provide web-based training, blended training and mobile learning, as well as advanced LMS technology, Allen helps companies engage their learners like never before. Follow Allen on Twitter @Allencomm, on LinkedIn, and on Facebook.

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Allen Communication Learning Services
Salt Lake City, Utah
Contact Name: Bridget Fowers
Contact Number: 801.799.7320
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