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Retaining caller ID for external call transfers in Amazon Connect

Retaining caller ID for external call transfers in Amazon Connect

In the context of a transfer call scenario from a contact center, the company’s provisioned phone number is typically the outbound caller ID. However, certain scenarios require preserving the original caller ID throughout the transfer process, allowing the receiving party to identify the initial caller. Amazon Connect provides flexible outbound calling capabilities through queues. The […]

Getting started with third-party applications in the agent workspace

Getting started with third-party applications in the agent workspace

Agents play a crucial role in providing an exceptional customer experience. In a high-performing contact center, agents are superhuman — they get where the customer is coming from, know their stuff, and fix issues right away. When this happens, customers feel valued and stay loyal. Agents make up more than 70% of contact center operating […]

Securely pass the customer information to agent using Amazon Connect in-app, web, and video calling

Companies often add self-service capabilities to their websites or mobile applications, such as frequently asked questions (FAQs) or knowledge articles, to help customers address their queries. When that customer escalates to a live agent for help, they are often asked to repeat the same information they may have entered or browsed on the app or […]

Real-time data export of Amazon Connect Customer Profiles to Salesforce using Amazon Kinesis

Real-time data export of Amazon Connect Customer Profiles to Salesforce using Amazon Kinesis

Introduction Amazon Connect Customer Profiles helps companies deliver faster and personalized customer service in contact centers. This is achieved by providing agents and automated experiences (e.g., IVR) instant access to customer information without the latency and costs of integrating data from multiple systems (SaaS apps, databases, etc). Companies can bring data from over eighty application […]

Deter spam callers using amazon connect

Deter spam callers using Amazon Connect

Contact centers often receive illegitimate phone calls where the caller is pretending to be someone else by using an existing customer’s phone number. While you might simply fail a check on a web site because you don’t have the right credentials, contact center agents are trained to be polite even when something seems amiss, so […]

Transforming contact center teams when using Amazon Connect

Transforming contact center teams when using Amazon Connect

The decision by a business to transform their contact center platform should not be made solely through a technical improvement lens, but also through a people lens. Amazon Connect is an industry-leading solution for any business that wants to transform their contact center operations. Gartner, an American technological research and consulting firm, has published the […]

Amazon Connect | Automatically evaluate agent interactions using Amazon Connect APIs

Automatically evaluate agent interactions using Amazon Connect APIs

Introduction Contact center managers are frequently challenged with accurately identifying coaching needs for agents in order to improve agent-customer interactions. In order to address this issue, Amazon Connect provides set of a set of performance evaluation capabilities that allow automating both form creation and evaluation processes to further reduce manual processes required in evaluating agents. […]

AWS re:Invent recap

AWS re:Invent recap: New Amazon Connect innovations shape the future of customer experience

AWS re:Invent 2023 showcased some of the most promising innovations and concepts for a future that will be shaped by generative AI. AWS services continue to be central to that future, and they are evolving to support it. At re:Invent 2023, we announced new generative AI features communication channels that are directly integrated into Amazon […]

Announcing more granular billing for Amazon Connect

Announcing more granular billing for Amazon Connect

Introduction Amazon Connect is an easy-to-use cloud contact center that helps companies of any size deliver superior customer service at a lower cost. In the contact center space, organizations today want more insight into their operational costs. Customers may have disparate cost centers for their contact center workloads like lines of business or multiple brands. […]