AWS Contact Center

Category: Contact Center

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Getting started with step-by-step guides for the Amazon Connect agent workspace

One of the biggest challenges contact centers face is training new agents to get up to speed with their agent application. Until agents become proficient, more time is needed to address end-customer needs effectively. Contact centers on average have an annual agent attrition rate between 30-45%. So, improving an agent’s immediate productivity is a top […]

Leverage conversational analytics for chat interactions using Contact Lens for Amazon Connect

In many contact centers, a large amount of invaluable communication resides in chat interactions that can dictate the image of an organization. Deriving conversational analytics from these chat interactions can help identify crucial product feedback, improve agent enablement, and boost overall customer experience for a business. Contact Lens for Amazon Connect recently announced general availability […]

Click to Call in Amazon Connect

Customers can try to find answers on company websites or mobile app before contacting customer service. Customer experience executives have struggled to carry that web or mobile click-stream behavior and context into the contact center interaction. The idea of creating a continuation of customer journey from web/mobile into the contact center for personalization, automation, and […]

Amazon Connect – Best practices for running outbound campaigns

Many contact center managers want to proactively reach out to more customers by leveraging high-volume voice, SMS and email capabilities to keep them engaged, informed, and on schedule for appointments, bill payments, or other events and activities. The vast majority of these communications are phone calls, and in many contact centers, agents make the calls […]

Simplify case management in your contact center using Amazon Connect Cases

Often contact center agents struggle to locate customer information that is stored in disparate locations. As a result they end up asking the customers to repeat their details, resulting in longer average handle times (AHT). These interactions, also need to be tracked along with detailed notes, next steps, and status of the issue at hand. […]

Make predictive and progressive calls using Amazon Connect outbound campaigns

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 […]

Eyewitness to history: Watching as the cloud transforms customer experience

A contact center solution and a contact center career, on parallel trajectories Today, customer experience (CX) is the fate of the business. In a more virtual world where customers and sellers interact less often in person, the contact center is the CX. The cloud has driven a dual paradigm shift, elevating not only what customers […]