AWS Contact Center

Testing accuracy and regression with Amazon Connect and Amazon Lex

Contacting customer service can often be a challenging experience. Sometimes, the conversation engagement does not meet the caller’s expectations. They may encounter experiences such as waiting on hold, repeating information from one agent to the next, and spending too much time getting answers to questions. These can all lead to a lengthy and often frustrating […]

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Using Amazon Pinpoint to send text messages in Amazon Connect

Taking advantage of SMS text capabilities in your contact center provides another medium to improve your customers’ experience. Amazon Pinpoint lets you manage all facets of an SMS/email campaign, and now lets you send text messages from Amazon Connect. The instructions in this post help you enable text messages from your Amazon Connect contact flows […]

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Creating dynamic, personalized experiences in Amazon Connect

Amazon Connect’s native integrations with other AWS services like AWS Lambda allow you to create dynamic, personalized experienced for your callers. In this blog post we will use AWS Lambda and Amazon DynamoDB to: Create an AWS Lambda function from the sample provided. Integrate your Lambda function with your Amazon Connect instance, letting you perform […]

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Configure Single Sign-On for Amazon Connect Using Okta

Securing access to your IT resources is paramount. As the number of web-based applications that your employees use increases, so does the difficulty for them to remember their login credentials. Many companies have turned to single sign-on with a variety of identity providers to streamline access to resources and simplify their employees’ routines. With Amazon […]

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Perform an external screen pop with Amazon Connect

One of the most commonly asked questions we get when people begin using Amazon Connect is, “How can I pop my existing web-based application using data gathered in a contact flow?” This post provides a comprehensive example that grabs the incoming data and uses it to pop an external web-based application a new window. It […]

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Hear, Here at City of London: Build a DIY audio tour with Amazon Connect

Co-authored with Dr. Mark A. Tovey, Postdoctoral Fellow, Western University, in Collaboration with the Culture Office City of London The city of London, Canada has partnered with Hear, Here, an audio interpretive sign project founded in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Together, they are setting up the first Canadian Hear, Here project. This blog post describes the […]

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AI Powered Speech Analytics for Amazon Connect (Preview)

One of the primary motivations for Amazon Connect is to make it easy for our customers to deliver better customer service at a lower cost. Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) permits us to investigate new ways to raise the bar for customer service. Can an AI-based agent participate in the conversation and recommend actions or find […]

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Creating a secure IVR solution with Amazon Connect

Creating a secure IVR solution with Amazon Connect The contact flows in Amazon Connect can be used to create dynamic Interactive Voice Response (IVR) solutions. With Amazon Connect, organizations can gather appropriate personal information to customize the customer experience when they interact with their IVR. The personal information can include social security numbers, credit card […]

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Adopting Amazon Connect in Your Enterprise Contact Center

This blog post describes best practices for adopting and implementing Amazon Connect, a cloud-based contact center built on AWS, into your enterprise. These best practices have been compiled from previous customer migrations to Amazon Connect. Because most contact centers are technologically and organizationally complex, this post focuses on the best way to get started, plan […]

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