AWS Contact Center

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Automating outbound calling to customers using Amazon Connect

Two-way contact center communications are a powerful tool with which modern businesses can convey information, make inquiries, and report issues to customers—and vice versa. The powerful StartOutboundVoiceContact API action makes Amazon Connect the ideal tool for managing this dynamic. This action enables you to program outbound calls to contact customers. These contacts might take the […]

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Dynamically setting outbound numbers for contact centers with Amazon Connect

If a caller ID is local, customers are more likely to answer an incoming call. Because it’s unlikely that contact center agents are always local, our partners wanted to use Amazon Connect to place outbound calls using a local number, picked dynamically by the agent. This post presents a simple way to accomplish this, using […]

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Building a state-aware workflow with Amazon Connect and AWS Step Functions

AWS Step Functions enables you to orchestrate multiple services in a seamless workflow in coordination with Amazon Connect and Amazon SNS. In this post, I walk you through how to use Step Functions to coordinate customer workflows. To put the problem and solution in concrete terms, consider the following use case: Example Corp. is a […]

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Getting AWS account security event alerts on your phone with Amazon Connect

It’s critical to stay up-to-date with security-related events in your AWS account. In an earlier post, Receive Phone Call Alerts for AWS Account Security Events with Amazon Polly, I showed you how to get phone notices for critical alerts in your AWS account using Twilio. In this post, I use Amazon Connect to create the […]

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Testing accuracy and regression with Amazon Connect and Amazon Lex

Contacting customer service can often be a challenging experience. Sometimes, the conversation engagement does not meet the caller’s expectations. They may encounter experiences such as waiting on hold, repeating information from one agent to the next, and spending too much time getting answers to questions. These can all lead to a lengthy and often frustrating […]

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Using Amazon Pinpoint to send text messages in Amazon Connect

Taking advantage of SMS text capabilities in your contact center provides another medium to improve your customers’ experience. Amazon Pinpoint lets you manage all facets of an SMS/email campaign, and now lets you send text messages from Amazon Connect. The instructions in this post help you enable text messages from your Amazon Connect contact flows […]

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Hear, Here at City of London: Build a DIY audio tour with Amazon Connect

Co-authored with Dr. Mark A. Tovey, Postdoctoral Fellow, Western University, in Collaboration with the Culture Office City of London The city of London, Canada has partnered with Hear, Here, an audio interpretive sign project founded in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Together, they are setting up the first Canadian Hear, Here project. This blog post describes the […]

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Adopting Amazon Connect in Your Enterprise Contact Center

This blog post describes best practices for adopting and implementing Amazon Connect, a cloud-based contact center built on AWS, into your enterprise. These best practices have been compiled from previous customer migrations to Amazon Connect. Because most contact centers are technologically and organizationally complex, this post focuses on the best way to get started, plan […]

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Automatically Distribute Scheduled Reports for Amazon Connect

Data is critical in contact centers. Supervisors and managers rely on reports to tell them how their teams are performing and to plan for staffing requirements. Providing people with the data they need, when they need it, is vital. This blog post describes how to enable generated reports and send them automatically to users via […]

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