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Programmatically manage contact flows with new Amazon Connect APIs

Amazon Connect, an easy to use contact center service, allows contact center managers to build contact flows in a single user interface. Typically, contact centers have more than one contact flow that serve a number of different purposes. However, there are often cases in which certain aspects of one contact flow must be replicated in […]

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Amazon Connect is changing expectations with customer relationships

Contact centers are commonly seen as cost centers—and have evolved over the last few years into multichannel customer service platforms that also drive service and sales. Organizations try to optimize the costs of running contact centers down to fractions of percentage points. The largest expense is usually human cost, a blend of employee salaries and […]

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Chat for Modern CX Leaders: Make Chat a Part of Your Omni-Channel Activities to Maximize ROI

Did you know that chat adoption in customer experience (CX) programs grew by 209% between 2012 and 2020? Aberdeen’s January 2012 CX study shows that only 33% of firms were using chat in their CX programs as of 2012. According to Aberdeen’s 2020 CX survey, that has increased to 69% of all organizations — more […]

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How contact centers grow customer trust

Customer trust depends on the ability to consistently prove to your customers that they can rely on your brand, products, and people. Every engagement with your customers is a chance to build or break trust. That journey is a bumpy road. So, how do you build customer trust and ensure that it withstands time? After […]

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Building unified customer profiles with Amazon Connect

While on a call, contact center agents often switch between multiple applications to search for the information they need to solve customer issues. This can mean toggling between up to 10 different applications, from their custom agent application to Customer Relationship Management (CRM). To address this problem, some companies invest in complex integrations that stitch […]

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Provide convenient customer support through Apple Business Chat with Amazon Connect

Amazon Connect Chat enables you to provide customer support through web and mobile chat. Since chat is asynchronous, your customers are able to respond at their own pace, just as they would when texting with a friend. Now, through the Amazon Connect Chat integration for Apple Business Chat, you can deliver that same convenient and […]

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Deliver personalized customer experience using Amazon Connect Customer Profiles

In a scenario when customers contact a business, understanding their journey before they reach the contact center can immensely help in delivering a personalized self-service and agent experience. Data such as their past hold times, customer sentiment or recent business transactions can go a long way in providing effective customer resolution and improving customer satisfaction […]

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Real-time customer insights using machine learning with Contact Lens for Amazon Connect

Contact Lens for Amazon Connect provides a set of machine learning (ML) capabilities integrated into Amazon Connect. These capabilities enable businesses to analyze call recordings for customer sentiment, trends, and compliance of conversations. Contact center supervisors want real-time insights into customer experience issues while calls are in progress to provide proactive assistance to their agents. Historically, […]

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Easily prioritize, assign, track, and automate contact center agent work with Amazon Connect Tasks

Nearly half of an agent’s time is spent away from customer calls and chats on tasks in external applications like CRMs or business-specific solutions. Often, companies assign these tasks to agents in a variety of ways, including verbal instructions, emails, and notes in the external applications. This makes it difficult to follow, track, and measure […]

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Machine learning-based caller authentication with Amazon Connect Voice ID (preview)

To authenticate callers, contact centers often use a time-consuming process where callers have to answer multiple questions verifying their personal details, like social security number, date of birth, and mother’s maiden name. This process is costly, time-consuming, and leads to poor customer experiences. Amazon Connect Voice ID provides real-time caller authentication, which makes voice interactions […]

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