AWS Contact Center

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Create a holiday calendar in Amazon Connect

During the holidays, different customer service mechanisms are deployed by contact centers based on their business needs. Some might want to extend their hours of operation due to influx of calls, while others might want to offer decreased or no hours of operation due to limited staffing. In either scenario, offering a flexible and easy […]

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Simplify number management in Amazon Connect with dynamic routing

Overview of the solution Corporations today can accumulate hundreds or even thousands of telephone numbers, making it difficult to keep an accurate inventory or know the treatment for each number. Sales and marketing departments can have a different number for every marketing campaign, or customer service may have numbers for every support center. Businesses want […]

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Create and update agents in bulk with Amazon Connect

Contact center managers must often add and remove agents quickly, or manage agents as a group. The ability to do so efficiently and in bulk is essential to the timely management of contact center agents. Amazon Connect currently offers methods to perform bulk user (agent) creation and bulk user updates within the User Management functions […]

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Deter spam callers using Amazon Connect

Contact centers often receive illegitimate phone calls where the caller is pretending to be someone else by using an existing customer’s phone number.  While you might simply fail a check on a web site because you don’t have the right credentials, contact center agents are trained to be polite even when something seems amiss, so […]

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Creating a Secure Emergency Outage Message in Amazon Connect

In the contact center space, there is often a need for management to invoke a temporary message that is situationally driven. Common use cases could be weather-related closures, fire alarms, or other facility issues. During these incidents contact center management wants to enable customers to hear up to date information on extended wait times and […]

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Invoke an AWS Lambda Function Alias from Amazon Connect

Amazon Connect enables you to create dynamic, personalized user engagements by integrating your contact center with AWS Lambda to access virtually any backend system, customer relationship management system, or other AWS services. Currently, Amazon Connect allows you to specify AWS Lambda functions in Contact Flows through the user interface. However, Amazon Connect calls the latest […]

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Use asynchronous Lambda functions with Amazon Connect

Having access to data within an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) solution can help customers find the information they need and resolve their problems quickly. Unfortunately, data is not always easily accessible. Sometimes it resides in legacy systems that are slow and complex, and the last thing you want is to leave a customer waiting on […]

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Redirecting voice contacts to chat on Amazon Connect

Erin Hall, Solutions Architect, Amazon Connect This past November, Amazon Connect, our omnichannel cloud contact center service, launched a new channel for chat. The addition of chat provides businesses with more flexibility in how to engage with and delight their customers. One benefit of chat is the ability to decrease a customer’s time in queue. […]

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Preventing duplicate callback requests in Amazon Connect

Preventing duplicate callback requests in Amazon Connect Callback mechanisms are important in contact centers today because it allows callers to reserve their place in the queue without actually staying on the line. When their turn in the queue arrives, they receive an automatic callback from the contact center saving them precious time and providing an […]

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Creating data-driven IVRs in Amazon Connect using a REST API

You can create effortless, friction-less, and personalized experiences when building contact flows in Amazon Connect. Your callers don’t have to traverse through a labyrinth of menus and prompts to reach a customer service representative and repeat their information again. The quicker you can address their immediate needs, the better your customer satisfaction. Data is at […]

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