AWS Contact Center

Category: Amazon Connect

Building a survey IVR system with Amazon Connect

Contact centers commonly employ phone-based survey applications. These applications use interactive voice response (IVR) to obtain feedback on agent performance, the ease of conducting a transaction, or both. This post describes how to build a survey IVR using Amazon Connect. Although typical survey accept rates can vary depending on your workflow, coding a survey application […]

Getting AWS account security alerts on your phone with Amazon Connect

It’s critical to stay up-to-date with security-related events in your AWS account. In an earlier post, Receive Phone Call Alerts for AWS Account Security Events with Amazon Polly, I showed you how to get phone notices for critical alerts in your AWS account using Twilio. In this post, I use Amazon Connect to create the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

AI Powered Speech Analytics for Amazon Connect (Preview)

One of the primary motivations for Amazon Connect is to make it easy for our customers to deliver better customer service at a lower cost. Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) permits us to investigate new ways to raise the bar for customer service. Can an AI-based agent participate in the conversation and recommend actions or find […]