AWS Contact Center

Category: Messaging

Building a serverless contact center wallboard for Amazon Connect

One of the most common requests in the contact center space is for a wallboard – a real-time dashboard of information relevant to the staff or management who work there. Normally this is displayed on a large screen in the contact center. Data on the wallboard generally come from the contact center service, but you […]

Build multilingual voice experiences in Amazon Connect

As companies aspire to go global with their products and services, there is an increasing business need to offer voice customer experiences in a number of languages. The need to provide multilingual customer experiences can also arise from the local, state, or international regulatory requirements. Sometimes within the same geographic region, customer segments may speak […]

How to handle unexpected contact spikes with Amazon Connect

Historically, and especially when there are events that are not anticipated, contact center managers have struggled to handle an unexpected increase in call volumes. If not handled properly, this can cause poor customer experiences, such as long wait times or callers unable to reach the contact center, resulting in loss of revenue. Traditional contact centers […]

Adding voicemail features to Amazon Connect

By Erin Hall, Solution Architect, Amazon Connect at AWS Frank Boosman, Principal Business Development Manager at AWS Amazon Connect is an easy to use omnichannel cloud contact center that helps companies deliver better customer service at a lower cost. Today, thousands of businesses use Amazon Connect to serve millions of customers daily. Capital One uses […]

Quickly set up remote contact center agents with Amazon Connect

For several years, knowledge workers have benefited from the ease of working from anywhere (offices or home). They usually have access to the right tools and technology (often a cell phone, laptop, and an internet connection) that allows them to leverage flexible work options. However, legacy contact center workers have not been so fortunate. They […]

Updating your addresses with Amazon Connect and Amazon Lex

When someone moves, they spend time notifying their service account providers (electric, water, insurance, etc.) to update their address information. This post explains how to create an Amazon Lex bot in an Amazon Connect contact flow to automate the address update process. After you create the bot, you use AWS Lambda to confirm the new […]

Keep Your Contact Data Clean by Using Session Attributes in Amazon Connect

Using data to create dynamic experiences is a great way to enhance the customer journey with Amazon Connect. Sometimes though, managing that data across Amazon Connect contact flows or AWS Lambda functions can require a level of data persistence that can lead to unnecessary attributes in the Amazon Connect contact trace records(CTRs). Examples of such […]

Using WhatsApp and Amazon Lex to escalate to voice via Amazon Connect

Today, enterprises are revamping their existing channels, such as contact centers based on interactive voice response (IVR), to provide an enhanced, seamless experience to customers. They are motivated to create an omni-channel experience, using services like Amazon Connect and Amazon Lex to enrich customer experience at a low cost. They are also using channels like […]

Managing quick connects with a new API in Amazon Connect

In the contact center world, agents frequently transfer contacts to other agents or queues. They also transfer calls to external Direct Inward Dialing (DID) or toll-free numbers. This may mean scanning hundreds of numbers to find the correct one to dial. Transferring the customer to the wrong destination also leads to inefficiency and frustration. Maintaining […]