AWS Contact Center

Category: Customer Engagement

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 […]

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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. […]

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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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Programmatically search for users using an API in Amazon Connect

User management is a critical component of a contact center. Typical use cases include creating and updating user profiles. However, another significant use case is searching for and reporting on these users based on unique characteristics such as their profiles or tags. Amazon Connect now provides an API using which customers can search for contact […]

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How to play prompts in an Amazon Connect contact flow from an Amazon S3 bucket

Amazon Connect, our cloud contact center on demand, allows playing prompts uploaded to the Amazon Connect instance, or playing dynamic TTS prompts (Text to Speech) using Amazon Polly. This works well for the majority of customers; however, some need to use prompts without going through the Amazon Connect admin user interface for various reasons. For […]

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How to set next status for an agent using Amazon Connect Streams API

In a busy contact center, agents can often be routed contacts back-to-back, making it difficult for agents to go offline or on a scheduled break. Amazon Connect now offers the ability for agents to set a next status while on a contact. An agent can pause new contacts from being routed to them while finishing […]

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Programmatically manage contact flows with new Amazon Connect APIs

Amazon Connect, an easy to use contact center service, allows contact center managers to build contact flows in a single user interface. Typically, contact centers have more than one contact flow that serve a number of different purposes. However, there are often cases in which certain aspects of one contact flow must be replicated in […]

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Managing queues with a new API in Amazon Connect

Contact center administrators managing skills-based routing profiles often struggle to keep up with rapidly changing business requirements. New queues, labeled as skills traditionally, are required to meet changing routing and reporting needs. Adding or updating queues, associating or disassociating quick connects, and updating hours of operation for queues are some of the most frequently performed […]

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Predict customer contact intent using AI and Amazon Connect

Customers engage with businesses using a multitude of contact channels like voice, messaging, web, and social media. Each interaction includes customer identification, verification, and understanding the intent. This is followed by servicing the contact intent using either automated or live assistance. The primary customer need is expedited assistance to resolve the reason for the contact. […]

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Managing agent routing profiles with a new Amazon Connect API

Contact centers operate with ever-changing conditions related to interaction volumes, staffing, and the ability to optimize resources to address customer needs. One of the biggest challenges with achieving operational efficiency is knowing how to quickly make routing changes to adapt to emerging customer trends on a case by case basis. Historically, contact center administrators had […]

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