AWS Contact Center

Category: Contact Center

Make predictive and progressive calls using Amazon Connect high-volume outbound communications

Many businesses today are constrained by legacy contact center technologies that only allow inbound communications, which forces them to rely on separate applications and tools to reach customers with outbound communications. Integrating tools for outbound communications into contact centers is time consuming, expensive, and difficult to manage because each outbound communication channel (calls, texts, or […]

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Monitor the health of phone numbers in Amazon Connect

When managing your contact center, knowing if your claimed phone number is customer reachable in Amazon Connect instead of a busy signal or a “not in service” message is crucial to your business.  Your phone number(s) might become unreachable due to various unforeseen circumstances like carrier issue, release of phone number, and others. This blog […]

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Building a real time customer sentiment email notification system using Contact Lens for Amazon Connect, Amazon EventBridge and Amazon Simple Notification System

Providing great customer service is a key business differentiator in today’s highly competitive world in which we live. Typically, businesses measure customer satisfaction (CSAT) with post call surveys and reviewing of call recordings, both of which have their own associated challenges. CSAT surveys typically suffer from low response rates, can be subject to bias and […]

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Configure single sign-on using Google Workspaces for Amazon Connect

Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication mechanism that allows users to access multiple applications securely with a single set of credentials. Users no longer need to remember multiple usernames and passwords, allowing them to maintain a singular experience for authenticating into multiple applications. Contact Centers applications are no different and require the ability to utilize […]

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Agent CCP Call Statistics

Assist agents and enrich system metrics with Amazon Connect

Agents are a core part of a contact centre. At peak times, they manage long queues and look through multiple systems for the information requested by their customers. During a call, agents may need to reconfirm information with the customer that they already gave in the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system. This may include the […]

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Unify and organize customer information with Amazon Connect Customer Profiles with the pre-built Amazon S3 connector

When a customer contacts your contact center, understanding their context is key to providing a great experience. To help you deliver more efficient and personalized customer service, Amazon Connect Customer Profiles helps you create a unified view of a customer’s profile with the most up to date information, to provide more personalized customer service. With […]

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Use Amazon Connect Contact Event Stream to react to contact state changes in near real-time

Companies want to be notified when their customers hang up during a phone call so they can build experiences to improve customer engagement. Amazon Connect Contact Event Streams is used to set notifications at near real time for when a phone call, chat, or task is initiated, queued to be assigned to an agent, connected […]

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Canadian Customers dialed in to the benefits of Amazon Connect

At this time last year, AWS saw more than 5,000 new cloud-based contact centers spring up to deal with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Customers chose Amazon Connect because it is easy to set up, use, and scale. One of those customers was the Government of Canada, launching a cloud-based call center for its […]

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Create a holiday calendar in Amazon Connect

During the holidays, different customer service mechanisms are deployed by contact centers based on their business needs. Some might want to extend their hours of operation due to influx of calls, while others might want to offer decreased or no hours of operation due to limited staffing. In either scenario, offering a flexible and easy […]

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Amazon Connect is changing expectations with customer relationships

Contact centers are commonly seen as cost centers—and have evolved over the last few years into multichannel customer service platforms that also drive service and sales. Organizations try to optimize the costs of running contact centers down to fractions of percentage points. The largest expense is usually human cost, a blend of employee salaries and […]

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