AWS Contact Center

Category: AWS Lambda

Integrating WhatsApp as a channel for an Amazon Connect contact center

Today, enterprises are revamping their existing channels, such as contact centers based on interactive voice response (IVR), to provide an enhanced, seamless experience to customers. They are motivated to create an omni-channel experience, using services like Amazon Connect and Amazon Lex to enrich customer experience at a low cost. They are also using channels like […]

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Recovering abandoned calls with Amazon Connect

At some point, you have likely had to hang up after waiting on the phone for an agent to help you. You lost your spot in the queue, without the option to leave a voicemail or receive a callback. This experience is exceptionally frustrating for users, and also damaging to a business from both a […]

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Building a state-aware workflow with Amazon Connect and AWS Step Functions

AWS Step Functions enables you to orchestrate multiple services in a seamless workflow in coordination with Amazon Connect and Amazon SNS. In this post, I walk you through how to use Step Functions to coordinate customer workflows. To put the problem and solution in concrete terms, consider the following use case: Example Corp. is a […]

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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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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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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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