AWS Contact Center

Category: Announcements

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 […]

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. […]

Your guide to customer experience with Amazon Connect at re:Invent 2023

AWS re:Invent 2023 is approaching quickly, and Amazon Connect is gearing up to welcome attendees from around the globe in Las Vegas November 27 – December 1. This year, attendees can check out an exciting array of presentations, hands-on learning experiences, and more, curated by the Amazon Connect team. With so much buzz around generative […]

Manage prompts programmatically with Amazon Connect

Introduction Contact centers use prompts to interact with customers, to obtain information from customers and to provide updates to customers. Prompts are recorded audio files played in call flows. Contact center administrators need to react quickly to the business needs by adding new prompts or changing existing prompts. Tracking and managing large numbers of prompts […]

Best practice: How to use Amazon Connect Contact Lens to improve agent performance

Introduction Agents play a critical role in a company’s customer experience strategy. They are often the primary point of contact for customers when they have questions, concerns or complaints. The quality of customer service provided by agents can have a significant impact on customer satisfaction and loyalty. Moreover, agents are not identical and perform at […]

Exploring use cases for Amazon Connect step-by-step guides

Contact centers aim to provide consistent, high quality customer experiences. However, this requires agents to be aware of the relevant customer information and business rules in order to deliver the best service. Traditionally, agents used multiple applications to handle customer interactions. Amazon Connect agent workspace is a unified experience for contact center agents to access […]

AWS’s Amazon Connect recognized as a Leader in 2023 Forrester Wave for Contact Center as a Service

Amazon Web Services (AWS) was named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Contact Center as a Service, Q1 2023 for the first time since Amazon Connect, our easy-to-use cloud contact center, was launched in 2017. We believe this leader placement reflects the rapid pace of innovation and continued success customers of all sizes see delivering […]