AWS Contact Center

Category: Technical How-to

Routing contacts based on performance objectives in Amazon Connect: Service level (part 1)

Enterprise contact centers have performance objectives (service levels, agent occupancy, average speed to answer) to deliver a high-quality customer service experience. The strategies used to route incoming contacts have a direct influence on these performance metrics. Amazon Connect makes it possible to route contacts based on objectives that are important to the business. This is […]

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Improve your customers experience by adjusting your agents’ availability status

Michael Goligorsky, Sr. Solutions Architect, Amazon Connect As organizations increasingly compete on the basis of great customer experience, contact center performance has become a critical business focus. Contact centers rely on agents to provide great customer service with every interaction. Without productive agents, you risk losing your customers, reputation, and revenue. Given this, it is […]

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Analyze Amazon Connect Contact Lens using Contact Trace Record, Amazon Athena, and Amazon QuickSight–Part 2

Note: This is the second blog in the Amazon Connect reporting blog series. If you haven’t read “Analyze Amazon Connect Contact Trace Record with Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight–Part 1”, we strongly recommend you do before proceeding further. Introduction Many organizations want the capability to improve the efficiency of their contact center’s quality analysis process. […]

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Programmatically search for users using an API in Amazon Connect

User management is a critical component of a contact center. Typical use cases include creating and updating user profiles. However, another significant use case is searching for and reporting on these users based on unique characteristics such as their profiles or tags. Amazon Connect now provides an API using which customers can search for contact […]

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Programmatically manage phone numbers using APIs in Amazon Connect

Several businesses require dynamic management of their contact center’s Toll free or Direct inward dial (DID)  phone numbers. This need may arise because of use cases such as rapid publishing of marketing hotline numbers, or releasing a new line of sales product or even to set up a brand new area of support. Additionally, associating […]

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How to play prompts in an Amazon Connect contact flow from an Amazon S3 bucket

Amazon Connect, our cloud contact center on demand, allows playing prompts uploaded to the Amazon Connect instance, or playing dynamic TTS prompts (Text to Speech) using Amazon Polly. This works well for the majority of customers; however, some need to use prompts without going through the Amazon Connect admin user interface for various reasons. For […]

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Provide call sentiment analytics to agents using real-time contact analysis segment streams in Contact Lens for Amazon Connect

Agent experience is a crucial aspect of contact centers and their interactions with end consumers define the customer experience of a business. In such a scenario, providing agents the right tools and information in a timely fashion is key to ensuring first call resolution, decreased average handling times and increased customer satisfaction score. Call sentiment […]

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Recommend nearby points of interest using a custom Contact Control Panel

In some scenarios, Amazon Connect agents may need to look up nearby point of interests quickly to assist their end customers. For example, in a car accident, the driver of the car might call into the auto insurance company for assistance and request contact information for a nearby repair shop or car rental company. This […]

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Easily create and visualize post chat surveys with Amazon Connect and Amazon Lex

Contact centers face a challenge of having to constantly improve on the contact center experience based on customer feedback. In order to so, it is important that contact centers collect reliable and measurable data. Contact centers can implement post chat customer satisfaction surveys that allow for actionable feedback on user experience and agent performance. Customer […]

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Amazon Connect Customer Profiles Connectors for Segment and Shopify

Contact center agents are often forced to toggle between multiple applications to search for information they need to resolve customer issues. Amazon Connect Customer Profiles automatically consolidates customer information from multiple applications and uses this information to establish a unified customer profile that it delivers to your contact center agent as soon as a support […]

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