AWS Contact Center

Top 10 Amazon Connect blog posts of 2022

Over the course of 2022, we have seen organizations who use Amazon Connect, create innovative experiences on behalf of their customers. This includes leveraging machine learning capabilities and insightful analytics to identify trends and areas for improvement in customer service. In this blog post, we wanted to recap some of the frequently deployed and tested […]

Relive the excitement of re:invent 2022 with 3 Amazon Connect customer stories

In 2022, re:Invent returned to in-person gathering of over 50,000 attendees and exciting line-up of launches, keynotes, and sessions. Attendees witnessed new solutions, and delved deep into customer experience innovation, particularly with regards to Amazon Connect. This includes many new trailblazing capabilities including new chat analytics, Agent Workspace, and capacity planning tools. If you missed it, take […]

Using SMS to accept alphanumeric entry for voice calls with Amazon Connect

Organizations are increasingly using speech recognition to create powerful conversational interfaces in the contact center, enabling self-service, user identification, and caller authentication based on users’ spoken natural language. These capabilities create delightful experiences for the user and improve containment rates and customer satisfaction scores. Oftentimes, in order to authenticate callers, organizations typically must collect alphanumeric […]

Configure granular access controls using resource tags in Amazon Connect

Introduction Organizations today are challenged by an evolving privacy and regulatory landscape, which can vary by geography, industry, or business need. To comply with these privacy regulations, contact center administrators are often required to enforce least-access privileges to sensitive resources used within their contact centers. With the tag-based access controls in Amazon Connect, you can […]

Visualizing Amazon Connect instance metrics with Amazon CloudWatch

Introduction Organizations want the ability to monitor operational and system level metrics of their Amazon Connect instances. Right sizing Service Quotas is important to deliver satisfactory contact experiences, meet service level targets, and optimize AWS resources. Amazon Connect provides operational metrics at the instance level. Amazon Connect automatically sends instance and queue metrics to Amazon […]

Route inbound Salesforce email using Apex triggers and Amazon Connect Tasks

Several organizations today integrate Amazon Connect with Salesforce within their contact centers for voice and chat interactions. They also use Salesforce to handle inbound email communications. While Amazon Connect Salesforce CTI adapter provides a seamless integration between the two, some companies prefer a single routing mechanism for all channels and a unified reporting view for […]

Supervisor barge for voice calls with Amazon Connect

To build a customer centric culture many organizations have altered their efforts to focus on differentiating their customer experiences. Wowing your customers through the contact center will make it easy for your customers to continue to do business, engage, and build loyalty with you. Amazon is excited to announce Supervisor Barge for Amazon Connect Voice […]

Displaying position in queue for chat customers

When customers reach out for support using chat they will often need support from an agent. Setting expectations on when an agent will be available to assist helps keep customers engaged. Contact centers can inform customers about their position in queue to keep the customer informed. Using this solution, you can keep your Amazon Connect […]

How to programmatically access Amazon Connect Rules using APIs

Many businesses today use Amazon Connect Rules, a feature of Contact Lens for Amazon Connect, through Amazon Connect console for creating and managing rules. This restricts businesses who want to manage the automation of rules creation and management from any home-grown or third-party solution outside of the Amazon Connect console. Amazon Connect Rules now launched […]

Create, update, and check the status of Amazon Connect Cases using Amazon Connect Contact Flows

Often, contact center agents need to handle complex issues that require multiple interactions, research, and detailed tracking and notation of next steps and status. For example, IT organizations need to be able to track troubleshooting steps, milestones, actions taken, and results of actions. Case management tools provide a solution that consolidates history of a specific […]