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Improve your customers experience by adjusting your agents’ availability status

Michael Goligorsky, Sr. Solutions Architect, Amazon Connect As organizations increasingly compete on the basis of great customer experience, contact center performance has become a critical business focus. Contact centers rely on agents to provide great customer service with every interaction. Without productive agents, you risk losing your customers, reputation, and revenue. Given this, it is […]

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Three signature Amazon Connect moments from 2021

At the outset of 2021, businesses and customers looked forward to returning to ‘normal’ business operations and customer interactions. For contact center leaders, anticipating and responding to ever-changing customer needs remains a top business priority. Along with continuous change, continuous innovation has also become the norm – thanks in a big way to cloud-driven digital […]

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Your guide to Amazon Connect at re:Invent 2021

This year, re:Invent is in Las Vegas and Amazon Connect has a jam packed agenda! With new launches, leadership sessions, workshops, and an in-person customer reception, there will be something new to do for everyone! Keep reading for more information on how you can get the most out of your re:Invent 2021 experience, whether in-person […]

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Optimize customer wait experience in queue using Amazon Connect

Long wait times in contact center queues are a key driver for customer frustration. They also increase costs to companies. Typically, the workforce management (WFM) teams forecast and adjust staffing to minimize the time a customer waits in queue before they can speak to a contact center agent. However, resource management is an optimization between […]

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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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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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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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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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