AWS Contact Center

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Building Extension-based Dialing Solutions with Amazon Connect

It is common practice in contact centers to assign direct extension numbers to representatives so that the callers can reach them directly. This alleviates the need to provide a DID for each representative. Providing direct access to representatives is common in account-management scenarios where customers would like to talk directly to their preferred point of contact […]

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Enabling federation with AWS Single Sign-On and Amazon Connect

If you don’t have an SAML 2.0–compliant identity provider available for your contact service, it can take significant effort to set up a new one. Amazon Connect supports SAML 2.0–compliant identity providers (IdPs) for single sign-on (SSO). AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO) makes it easy to centrally manage SSO access to multiple AWS accounts and […]

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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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Configure Single Sign-On for Amazon Connect Using Okta

Securing access to your IT resources is paramount. As the number of web-based applications that your employees use increases, so does the difficulty for them to remember their login credentials. Many companies have turned to single sign-on with a variety of identity providers to streamline access to resources and simplify their employees’ routines. With Amazon […]

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Perform an external screen pop with Amazon Connect

One of the most commonly asked questions we get when people begin using Amazon Connect is, “How can I pop my existing web-based application using data gathered in a contact flow?” This post provides a comprehensive example that grabs the incoming data and uses it to pop an external web-based application a new window. It […]

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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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