AWS Contact Center

Category: Technical How-to

Level up your contact center with Amazon Connect unified agent application

Having a good agent experience is paramount for contact center efficiency, and although businesses have different requirements from the agent application perspective, agents typically need a way to manage contacts across different channels, instantly identify who the customer is, and check their contact history. Most often, agents need to toggle, browse, and search for information […]

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Create action item reminders with Amazon Connect Tasks and Contact Lens for Amazon Connect

Contact center agents are frequently asked to document customer conversations by logging the interaction reason (or the issue), the outcome of the call, and in many cases, and follow-up action items. The data collection is essential for tracking the customer satisfaction and agent performance, but it takes a toll on the agent average handling time […]

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How to consolidate similar profiles using Amazon Connect Customer Profiles Identity Resolution

Today, customers expect companies to engage with them in a highly relevant and personalized way, regardless of channel. Companies have different customer records for the same end-customer across different channels and lines of businesses. These customer records do not have a unique identifier to unify the data. Even if the unique identifiers exist, they are […]

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Simplify contact flow management by leveraging modules in Amazon Connect

Customers often have repeatable logic that is needed throughout the customer journey in contact center experiences. We’re going to take a look at how to simplify contact flow management by leveraging modules in Amazon Connect. The ability to build contact flow logic once, and reference it from other contact flows has been a customer request […]

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Personalize customer service with Amazon Connect Customer Profiles

When a customer contacts your contact center, understanding their context is key to providing a great experience. To help you deliver more efficient and personalized customer service, Amazon Connect Customer Profiles helps contact center managers create a unified view of a customer’s profile with the most up to date information, so that agents can provide […]

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Adding digital messaging channels to your Amazon Connect contact center

Today, consumers can pick from a range of rich digital messaging apps to communicate with friends and family. Some example include: Facebook Messenger, iMessage, WhatsApp, WeChat, Viber, Line, Telegram and more. These digital channels are pervasive and widely used: eMarketer estimates that over 3 billion people will use at least one of them in 2021. […]

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Building personalized customer experiences over SMS through Amazon Connect

Thousands of companies use Amazon Connect to solve millions of customer issues daily via calls and chats. Many of these companies also want to provide support for their customers through SMS (short message service, i.e. text messaging), as nearly all consumers own a mobile device and typically read text messages within 90 seconds. For consumers […]

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Last Agent and Last Queue Routing on Amazon Connect for Returning Callers

Introduction In our previous blog, we discussed how Amazon Connect customer profiles provides a simple, consistent way to manage customer’s experience for repeat callers with features like personalized prompts, last agent, and last queue routing. For customers looking to personalize the experience of repeat callers, but are unable or not wanting to use customer profiles, this […]

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Optimize customer wait experience in queue using Amazon Connect

Long wait times in contact center queues are a key driver for customer frustration. They also increase costs to companies. Typically, the workforce management (WFM) teams forecast and adjust staffing to minimize the time a customer waits in queue before they can speak to a contact center agent. However, resource management is an optimization between […]

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Make predictive and progressive calls using Amazon Connect high-volume outbound communications

Many businesses today are constrained by legacy contact center technologies that only allow inbound communications, which forces them to rely on separate applications and tools to reach customers with outbound communications. Integrating tools for outbound communications into contact centers is time consuming, expensive, and difficult to manage because each outbound communication channel (calls, texts, or […]

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