AWS Contact Center
Just Energy powers up their contact center innovation with Amazon Connect
Introduction In this blog post, Just Energy will share why they moved to a cloud-based contact center with Amazon Connect and how the change helped them overcome challenges they faced with their legacy contact center platform. Just Energy is a leading North American distributor of electricity and natural gas. With over 20 years of experience, […]
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 […]
Provide WhatsApp messaging as a channel with Amazon Connect
Join us for AWS Contact Center Day, a free virtual event where you’ll learn about the future of customer service, how machine learning can optimize customer and agent experiences—and more. Register now » Organizations are striving to provide more personalized experiences to meet customer expectations. Today, consumers can pick from a range of rich digital messaging […]
Top 10 Amazon Connect blog posts of 2022
Over the course of 2022, we have seen organizations who use Amazon Connect, create innovative experiences on behalf of their customers. This includes leveraging machine learning capabilities and insightful analytics to identify trends and areas for improvement in customer service. In this blog post, we wanted to recap some of the frequently deployed and tested […]
Configure granular access controls using resource tags in Amazon Connect
Introduction Organizations today are challenged by an evolving privacy and regulatory landscape, which can vary by geography, industry, or business need. To comply with these privacy regulations, contact center administrators are often required to enforce least-access privileges to sensitive resources used within their contact centers. With the tag-based access controls in Amazon Connect, you can […]
Analyze Amazon Connect agent event stream with Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight-part 5
Introduction Organizations want contact center reporting and analytic capabilities for agents’ activities. This enables them to manage agent staffing and optimizing the contact center work force operations. Contact center platforms with limited integration capability make it challenging to generate custom reports and perform advanced agent activity analytics. Amazon Connect agent event streams are Amazon Kinesis […]
AWS recognized as a Visionary in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service
Gartner, a company that delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams, has published the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS). Amazon Web Services (AWS) was named a Visionary for the third consecutive year. We believe this placement speaks to the innovative contact center capabilities AWS is offering customers […]
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 […]
Easily monitor call quality with Amazon Connect
When managing your contact center, call quality has a significant impact on the customer experience. If your agents take calls on Amazon Connect using the softphone over the internet, the audio quality is typically high. However, changes in networking conditions can result in varying audio quality from factors such as increased latency or packet loss.
By capturing and storing real-time call metrics, you can proactively monitor call quality. In this blog, we describe a solution which captures real-time metrics from the Amazon Connect softphone, creates easily understandable dashboards from the metrics, and makes this data searchable for further analysis.
The dashboards give your contact center supervisors and operators insights into the customer experience from both a business and operational lens. They can help you answer questions like how many calls are abnormally short, how many calls experience poor audio quality, and other common operational questions. This allows your business to take actions to improve the customer experience.
Configure single sign-on using Google Workspaces for Amazon Connect
Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication mechanism that allows users to access multiple applications securely with a single set of credentials. Users no longer need to remember multiple usernames and passwords, allowing them to maintain a singular experience for authenticating into multiple applications. Contact Centers applications are no different and require the ability to utilize […]