AWS Contact Center

Invoke an AWS Lambda Function Alias from Amazon Connect

Amazon Connect enables you to create dynamic, personalized user engagements by integrating your contact center with AWS Lambda to access virtually any backend system, customer relationship management system, or other AWS services. Currently, Amazon Connect allows you to specify AWS Lambda functions in Contact Flows through the user interface. However, Amazon Connect calls the latest […]

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Machine learning-based customer insights with Contact Lens for Amazon Connect

Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the general availability of Contact Lens, machine learning powered contact center analytics for Amazon Connect. Amazon Connect is an easy-to-use cloud contact center that helps companies of any size deliver superior customer service at lower cost. With Contact Lens, supervisors and quality assurance managers can easily understand the sentiment, […]

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Pause and resume call recording with a new API in Amazon Connect

Often, companies choose to record contact center calls for agent compliance, call quality, and training purposes. With Amazon Connect, call recordings are stored into an Amazon S3 bucket, which companies can view later to use for any of the above. However, when an agent handles sensitive customer information it is common practice to not record […]

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Create post call surveys in Amazon Connect

Post call surveys are a useful tool to measure customer experience in a contact center. It helps a business measure Customer Satisfaction (CSAT), Net Promoter Score (NPS), and Customer Effort Score (CES) as a part of its customer obsession strategy. Surveys also drive customer loyalty by automatically escalating poor experiences to managers and supervisors. This […]

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How COVID-19 has changed the way customer service leaders think about contact centers

Global emergencies dramatically shift daily routines, forcing companies to react quickly to change the way they support employees and customers. COVID-19 has changed the way we work, including the contact center space. Despite the benefits of cloud contact centers, many organizations don’t have the solutions to support virtual contact centers. This leaves companies maintaining buildings […]

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Create a mobile chat solution with the Amazon Connect mobile SDK

With the growth in smartphone usage, more and more customers are using phones as their primary means of communication. Given people are frequently using apps, customers may prefer to interact with a company via chatting through an app compared to calling customer service. By providing customers with an option to chat directly from an app […]

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Use asynchronous Lambda functions with Amazon Connect

Having access to data within an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) solution can help customers find the information they need and resolve their problems quickly. Unfortunately, data is not always easily accessible. Sometimes it resides in legacy systems that are slow and complex, and the last thing you want is to leave a customer waiting on […]

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Automate employee support lines with Amazon Connect

When a crisis like COVID-19 occurs, companies are unsure how it will impact their employees, customers, and community. During unprecedented times, many companies prioritize the health of their employees while keeping their business running. Maintaining this balance is difficult, especially when doing so manually is cumbersome. In response, companies have experimented with automated contact center […]

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Redirecting voice contacts to chat on Amazon Connect

Erin Hall, Solutions Architect, Amazon Connect This past November, Amazon Connect, our omnichannel cloud contact center service, launched a new channel for chat. The addition of chat provides businesses with more flexibility in how to engage with and delight their customers. One benefit of chat is the ability to decrease a customer’s time in queue. […]

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Preventing duplicate callback requests in Amazon Connect

Preventing duplicate callback requests in Amazon Connect Callback mechanisms are important in contact centers today because it allows callers to reserve their place in the queue without actually staying on the line. When their turn in the queue arrives, they receive an automatic callback from the contact center saving them precious time and providing an […]

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