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How to approach conversation design: Getting started with Amazon Lex (Part 2)

As you plan your new Amazon Lex application, the following conversation design best practices can help your team succeed in creating a great customer experience. In our previous post, we discussed how to create the foundation for good conversation design. We explored the business value of good conversational design and provided some tips on building a team. We also talked about the importance of identifying use cases to create an informed foundation for your conversational interfaces. Throughout our series, we emphasize the importance of keeping the customer at the focus of your design process—this will improve the customer experience.

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Build conversational experiences for credit card services using Amazon Lex

New trends are shaping the credit card industry as shopping habits have rapidly evolved over the last 18 months. The pandemic has accelerated the move away from cash towards cards. Card issuers are transforming their products to better serve cardmembers through innovations such as contactless payments and mobile wallet. The rapid change in consumer behavior […]

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How to approach conversation design: The basics (Part 1)

Conversational interfaces have the potential to allow customers to interact more naturally with automated systems. From virtual assistants to concierge chatbots, conversational interfaces can bring convenience and personalization to customers at scale. However, these benefits depend not only on the technology that the Amazon Lex platform and other AWS services can provide, but also on […]

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Build conversation flows with multi-valued slots in Amazon Lex

Multiple pieces of information are often required to complete a task or to process a query. For example, when talking to an insurance agent, a caller might ask, “Can you provide me quotes for home, auto, and boat?” The agent recognizes this as a list of policy types before continuing with the conversation. Automation of […]

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Use Block Kit when integrating Amazon Lex bots with Slack

If you’re integrating your Amazon Lex chatbots with Slack, chances are you’ll come across Block Kit. Block Kit is a UI framework for Slack apps. Like response cards, Block Kit can help simplify interactions with your users. It offers flexibility to format your bot messages with blocks, buttons, check boxes, date pickers, time pickers, select […]

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Enhancing customer service experiences using Conversational AI: Power your contact center with Amazon Lex and Genesys Cloud

Customers expect personalized contact center experiences. They want easy access to customer support and quick resolution of their issues. Delighting callers with a quick and easy interaction remains central to the customer experience (CX) strategy for support organizations. Enterprises often deploy omni-channel contact centers so that they can provide simple mechanisms for their customers to […]

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Simplify patient care with a custom voice assistant using Amazon Lex V2

For the past few decades, physician burnout has been a challenge in the healthcare industry. Although patient interaction and diagnosis are critical aspects of a physician’s job, administrative tasks are equally taxing and time-consuming. Physicians and clinicians must keep a detailed medical record for each patient. That record is stored in the hospital electronic health […]

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Deliver personalized customer support experiences with Amazon Connect, Amazon Lex, and Salesforce

The last year has made delivering high-quality customer contact center support extremely challenging. Consumers have increasingly abandoned brick-and-mortar retail shopping and traditional banking in favor of digitally enabled experiences, which brings unprecedented call volumes to contact centers. In many cases, call center staff are also working remotely, which makes it even more difficult to meet […]

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Interact with an Amazon Lex V2 bot with the AWS CLI, AWS SDK for Python (Boto3), and AWS SDK for DotNet

Amazon Lex is a service for building conversational interfaces into any application. The new Amazon Lex V2 console and APIs make it easier to build, deploy, and manage bots. The Amazon Lex V2 console and APIs provide a simple information architecture in which the bot intents and slot types are scoped to a specific language. […]

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Best practices in customer service automation

Chatbots, virtual assistants, and Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems are key components of successful customer service strategies. We had the pleasure of hearing from three AWS Contact Center Intelligence (AWS CCI) Partners as part of our Best Practices in Customer Service Automation webinar, who provided valuable insights and tips for building automated, customer-service solutions. The […]

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