AWS Contact Center

Category: Messaging

Improve your customers experience by adjusting your agents’ availability status

Michael Goligorsky, Sr. Solutions Architect, Amazon Connect As organizations increasingly compete on the basis of great customer experience, contact center performance has become a critical business focus. Contact centers rely on agents to provide great customer service with every interaction. Without productive agents, you risk losing your customers, reputation, and revenue. Given this, it is […]

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Analyze Amazon Connect Contact Lens using Contact Trace Record, Amazon Athena, and Amazon QuickSight–Part 2

Note: This is the second blog in the Amazon Connect reporting blog series. If you haven’t read “Analyze Amazon Connect Contact Trace Record with Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight–Part 1”, we strongly recommend you do before proceeding further. Introduction Many organizations want the capability to improve the efficiency of their contact center’s quality analysis process. […]

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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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Provide call sentiment analytics to agents using real-time contact analysis segment streams in Contact Lens for Amazon Connect

Agent experience is a crucial aspect of contact centers and their interactions with end consumers define the customer experience of a business. In such a scenario, providing agents the right tools and information in a timely fashion is key to ensuring first call resolution, decreased average handling times and increased customer satisfaction score. Call sentiment […]

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Easily monitor call quality with Amazon Connect

When managing your contact center, call quality has a significant impact on the customer experience. If your agents take calls on Amazon Connect using the softphone over the internet, the audio quality is typically high. However, changes in networking conditions can result in varying audio quality from factors such as increased latency or packet loss.

By capturing and storing real-time call metrics, you can proactively monitor call quality. In this blog, we describe a solution which captures real-time metrics from the Amazon Connect softphone, creates easily understandable dashboards from the metrics, and makes this data searchable for further analysis.

The dashboards give your contact center supervisors and operators insights into the customer experience from both a business and operational lens. They can help you answer questions like how many calls are abnormally short, how many calls experience poor audio quality, and other common operational questions. This allows your business to take actions to improve the customer experience.

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Getting started with ML-powered Amazon Connect forecasting, capacity planning, and scheduling (preview)

Contact centers represent one of the most important touch points for businesses to resolve customer issues. When customers need assistance, it is critical for contact centers to have the right agents available to provide a positive customer experience. Ensuring the right agents are staffed at the right time requires contact center managers to consider an […]

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Analyze Amazon Connect Contact Trace Record with Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight–Part 1

Introduction Many organizations want the capability to perform analytics on the contact center data for an extended period and build custom reports for different business needs. Since Amazon Connect is an open platform and offers APIs and mechanisms to integrate with third party reporting application, organizations can stream CTRs to Amazon Kinesis for extended retention […]

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How to protect against spam calls for click-to-dial

Amazon Connect customers can configure click-to-dial functionality on their website using the StartOutboundVoiceContact API. This enables agents to reach out to callers located in a much wider global area, without requiring Amazon Connect customers to provision numbers in several regions. This provides a frictionless experience where customers provide a phone number and Amazon Connect initiates […]

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Recommend nearby points of interest using a custom Contact Control Panel

In some scenarios, Amazon Connect agents may need to look up nearby point of interests quickly to assist their end customers. For example, in a car accident, the driver of the car might call into the auto insurance company for assistance and request contact information for a nearby repair shop or car rental company. This […]

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Three signature Amazon Connect moments from 2021

At the outset of 2021, businesses and customers looked forward to returning to ‘normal’ business operations and customer interactions. For contact center leaders, anticipating and responding to ever-changing customer needs remains a top business priority. Along with continuous change, continuous innovation has also become the norm – thanks in a big way to cloud-driven digital […]

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