AWS Contact Center

Analyze Amazon Connect Chat sentiments using Contact Trace Record, Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight–Part 3

Note: This is the third blog in the Amazon Connect reporting blog series. If you haven’t read “Analyze Amazon Connect Contact Trace Record with Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight–Part 1”, we strongly recommend you do before proceeding further. Introduction Organization that offer web chat as a communication channel strive to get insights into their customers’ […]

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Routing contacts based on performance objectives in Amazon Connect: Service level (part 1)

Enterprise contact centers have performance objectives (service levels, agent occupancy, average speed to answer) to deliver a high-quality customer service experience. The strategies used to route incoming contacts have a direct influence on these performance metrics. Amazon Connect makes it possible to route contacts based on objectives that are important to the business. This is […]

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Eyewitness to history: Watching as the cloud transforms customer experience

A contact center solution and a contact center career, on parallel trajectories Today, customer experience (CX) is the fate of the business. In a more virtual world where customers and sellers interact less often in person, the contact center is the CX. The cloud has driven a dual paradigm shift, elevating not only what customers […]

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Improve your customers experience by adjusting your agents’ availability status

Michael Goligorsky, Sr. Solutions Architect, Amazon Connect As organizations increasingly compete on the basis of great customer experience, contact center performance has become a critical business focus. Contact centers rely on agents to provide great customer service with every interaction. Without productive agents, you risk losing your customers, reputation, and revenue. Given this, it is […]

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Analyze Amazon Connect Contact Lens using Contact Trace Record, Amazon Athena, and Amazon QuickSight–Part 2

Note: This is the second blog in the Amazon Connect reporting blog series. If you haven’t read “Analyze Amazon Connect Contact Trace Record with Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight–Part 1”, we strongly recommend you do before proceeding further. Introduction Many organizations want the capability to improve the efficiency of their contact center’s quality analysis process. […]

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Programmatically search for users using an API in Amazon Connect

User management is a critical component of a contact center. Typical use cases include creating and updating user profiles. However, another significant use case is searching for and reporting on these users based on unique characteristics such as their profiles or tags. Amazon Connect now provides an API using which customers can search for contact […]

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Programmatically manage phone numbers using APIs in Amazon Connect

Several businesses require dynamic management of their contact center’s Toll free or Direct inward dial (DID)  phone numbers. This need may arise because of use cases such as rapid publishing of marketing hotline numbers, or releasing a new line of sales product or even to set up a brand new area of support. Additionally, associating […]

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How to play prompts in an Amazon Connect contact flow from an Amazon S3 bucket

Amazon Connect, our cloud contact center on demand, allows playing prompts uploaded to the Amazon Connect instance, or playing dynamic TTS prompts (Text to Speech) using Amazon Polly. This works well for the majority of customers; however, some need to use prompts without going through the Amazon Connect admin user interface for various reasons. For […]

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Provide call sentiment analytics to agents using real-time contact analysis segment streams in Contact Lens for Amazon Connect

Agent experience is a crucial aspect of contact centers and their interactions with end consumers define the customer experience of a business. In such a scenario, providing agents the right tools and information in a timely fashion is key to ensuring first call resolution, decreased average handling times and increased customer satisfaction score. Call sentiment […]

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Easily monitor call quality with Amazon Connect

When managing your contact center, call quality has a significant impact on the customer experience. If your agents take calls on Amazon Connect using the softphone over the internet, the audio quality is typically high. However, changes in networking conditions can result in varying audio quality from factors such as increased latency or packet loss.

By capturing and storing real-time call metrics, you can proactively monitor call quality. In this blog, we describe a solution which captures real-time metrics from the Amazon Connect softphone, creates easily understandable dashboards from the metrics, and makes this data searchable for further analysis.

The dashboards give your contact center supervisors and operators insights into the customer experience from both a business and operational lens. They can help you answer questions like how many calls are abnormally short, how many calls experience poor audio quality, and other common operational questions. This allows your business to take actions to improve the customer experience.

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