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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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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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Managing queues with a new API in Amazon Connect

Contact center administrators managing skills-based routing profiles often struggle to keep up with rapidly changing business requirements. New queues, labeled as skills traditionally, are required to meet changing routing and reporting needs. Adding or updating queues, associating or disassociating quick connects, and updating hours of operation for queues are some of the most frequently performed […]

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Managing quick connects with a new API in Amazon Connect

In the contact center world, agents frequently transfer contacts to other agents or queues. They also transfer calls to external Direct Inward Dialing (DID) or toll-free numbers. This may mean scanning hundreds of numbers to find the correct one to dial. Transferring the customer to the wrong destination also leads to inefficiency and frustration. Maintaining […]

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Provide easy communication with doctors and streamline billing for patients with Amazon Connect

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many service industries to provide remote alternatives. The contact center has become a valuable resource for their customers. For healthcare providers, telehealth visits are a core service that may be supported by a contact center. However, legacy contact centers often make it difficult for patients to connect with their health […]

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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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Managing user hierarchy with a new API in Amazon Connect

Customers have had to create and maintain their agent hierarchy structure manually in Amazon Connect and keep it in sync with their internal systems of record. Every time an agent was added or removed or changed the department or location they worked at, their hierarchy settings needed to be manually changed in Connect. This was […]

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Configure single sign-on using Microsoft Azure Active Directory for Amazon Connect

Single sign-on (SSO) enables users to access multiple applications securely via a single ID and password. This reduces the headache of remembering multiple username and passwords for users in an organization. Contact Centers are no different and the ability to utilize SSO for contact center applications is a common requirement. Amazon Connect supports identity federation […]

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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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