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Manage agent softphone settings with a custom Contact Control Panel

With Amazon Connect, contact center agents can either use the Contact Control Panel (CCP) soft phone or send calls to a desk phone (a PSTN or mobile number) when answering calls. Sending a call to the desk phone is considered an outbound call from Amazon Connect and comes with additional cost.  If there are a […]

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Agent CCP Call Statistics

Assist agents and enrich system metrics with Amazon Connect

Agents are a core part of a contact centre. At peak times, they manage long queues and look through multiple systems for the information requested by their customers. During a call, agents may need to reconfirm information with the customer that they already gave in the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system. This may include the […]

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Pause and resume call recording with a new API in Amazon Connect

Often, companies choose to record contact center calls for agent compliance, call quality, and training purposes. With Amazon Connect, call recordings are stored into an Amazon S3 bucket, which companies can view later to use for any of the above. However, when an agent handles sensitive customer information it is common practice to not record […]

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Invoke an AWS Lambda Function Alias from Amazon Connect

Amazon Connect enables you to create dynamic, personalized user engagements by integrating your contact center with AWS Lambda to access virtually any backend system, customer relationship management system, or other AWS services. Currently, Amazon Connect allows you to specify AWS Lambda functions in Contact Flows through the user interface. However, Amazon Connect calls the latest […]

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Quickly set up remote contact center agents with Amazon Connect

For several years, knowledge workers have benefited from the ease of working from anywhere (offices or home). They usually have access to the right tools and technology (often a cell phone, laptop, and an internet connection) that allows them to leverage flexible work options. However, legacy contact center workers have not been so fortunate. They […]

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Restrict Access to your Amazon Connect S3 Bucket

This blog post describes how to create customer access policies to Amazon S3. These buckets are by default not public, and this blog takes it further by locking the bucket to Amazon Connect where your Amazon Connect reports and call recordings are stored. By using appropriate permissions assigned to your Amazon Connect account, you can view scheduled […]

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Amazon Connect – So Easy an Eight-Year-Old Can Use It

Contact centers can be tough to integrate with, maintain, and manage. Amazon Connect is a cloud contact center service, which simplifies the contact center process, especially for the customers. Amazon Connect starts from the point of view that time is valuable. Spend time doing the things that help your customers to have the first-rate experiences. […]

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