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Best practices for using Amazon Connect audio optimization for Citrix

Best practices for using Amazon Connect audio optimization for Citrix

Real-time media services running within virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment, such as Citrix, can experience audio quality issues due to the resource intensive nature of processing the media on the server(s). Implementing Amazon Connect audio optimization for Citrix enables you to improve audio quality, reduce host server resources and lower cost per agent. VDI sessions […]

Using agent workspace guides to handle sensitive information

Introduction Contact center agents assist customers with topics that involve complex workflows. Within the Amazon Connect agent workspace, step-by-step guides support agents with clear instructions on how to handle a particular use case. Step-by-step guides are agent facing workflows that can branch based on decisions and send & receive data from external systems. Guides increase […]

Safeguard your environment and reduce reputational risk using Amazon Connect attachment scanning

Safeguard your environment and reduce reputational risk using Amazon Connect attachment scanning

The ability to share attachments between customers and agents during a chat interaction offers significant benefits to enhance the overall customer experience. By allowing customers to share files such as documents, images, or screenshots during a chat session, it facilitates clearer communication and provides a more comprehensive understanding of the customer’s issue. This can lead […]

Scale and optimize staffing based on performance objectives in Amazon Connect (part 3)

Scale and optimize staffing based on performance objectives in Amazon Connect (part 3)

Contact centers have performance objectives (service levels, agent occupancy, average speed to answer) to ensure a high-quality of customer service. The methods used to route incoming contacts have a direct influence on these performance metrics. Amazon Connect makes it possible to route contacts based on objectives that are important to the business. Part 1 of […]

Monitor Amazon Connect API usage using Amazon CloudWatch alarms

Monitor Amazon Connect API usage using Amazon CloudWatch alarms

Many organizations utilize Amazon Connect to run their contact centers and integrate custom applications through Connect APIs. These APIs are used to streamline and customize various aspects of contact center operations, such as managing agent states, retrieving real-time metrics, automating contact center processes, and customizing the overall customer experience to meet specific business requirements. However, […]

Amazon Connect: Request service using Amazon Connect and AWS IoT

Request service using Amazon Connect and AWS IoT

Introduction Smartphones have become the standard method of communication for consumers, with an estimated 6.8 billion users worldwide in 2023. The World Health Organization reported an estimated 1.3 billion people living with a disability. A portion of this population may not be able to use smartphones easily in their daily lives. This results in the […]

What’s new with Amazon Connect in 2024: Empowering CX transformation

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, delivering exceptional customer experiences is paramount. Customers expect seamless, personalized support across every touch point, and businesses are constantly seeking new ways to meet these evolving demands. As an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered cloud contact center solution, Amazon Connect is helping organizations across industries leverage the latest advancements in technology to […]

Amazon Connect analytics and reporting for your entire contact center

Amazon Connect analytics and reporting for your entire contact center

The quote, “Not everything that matters can be measured, and not everything that can be measured matters,” highlights the challenge of selecting appropriate metrics and reports to gauge your success. This is especially true for contact centers. Success in contact centers requires analyzing standard metrics like average hold time (AHT) or abandonment rate and customizing […]

Reimagine customer experiences with AWS at Customer Contact Week 2024

Reimagine customer experiences with AWS at Customer Contact Week 2024

The customer experience landscape is rapidly evolving, driven by rising expectations and technological innovations like generative artificial intelligence (AI). At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we are committed to empowering businesses to deliver exceptional customer service and experiences. This year, we are thrilled to be a sponsor of Customer Contact Week 2024, one of the most […]

Optimizing your knowledge base for Amazon Q in Connect

Optimizing your knowledge base for Amazon Q in Connect

A solid knowledge base has always been a crucial piece in effectively aiding agents in the contact center. Now with generative AI, well-structured, straightforward, and up-to-date knowledge bases are key to support generative AI assistants like Q in Connect in easily and effectively synthesizing your content. In this blog post, you will learn about Amazon Q in Connect, how it works, and how to optimize your knowledge base to maximize impact using our generative AI capabilities.