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Category: Messaging

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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Event-based fraud detection with direct customer calls using Amazon Connect

Several recent surveys show that more than 80% of consumers prefer spending with a credit card over cash. Thanks to advances in AI and machine learning (ML), credit card fraud can be detected quickly, which makes credit cards one of the safest and easiest payment methods to use. The challenge with cards, however, is that […]

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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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Implement live customer service chat with two-way translation, using Amazon Connect and Amazon Translate

Many businesses support customers across multiple countries and ethnic communities, and therefore need to provide customer service in a wide variety of local languages. It’s hard to consistently staff contact centers with agents with different language proficiencies. During periods of high call volumes, callers often must wait on hold for an agent who can speak […]

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Intelligent governance of document processing pipelines for regulated industries

Processing large documents like PDFs and static images is a cornerstone of today’s highly regulated industries. From healthcare information like doctor-patient visits and bills of health, to financial documents like loan applications, tax filings, research reports, and regulatory filings, these documents are integral to how these industries conduct business. The mechanisms by which these documents […]

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The following is the architecture diagram for integrating online ML inference in a telemedicine contact flow via Amazon Connect.

Applying voice classification in an Amazon Connect telemedicine contact flow

Given the rising demand for fast and effective COVID-19 detection, customers are exploring the usage of respiratory sound data, like coughing, breathing, and counting, to automatically diagnose COVID-19 based on machine learning (ML) models. University of Cambridge researchers built a COVID-19 sound application and demonstrated that a simple binary ML classifier can classify healthy and […]

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Try asking OSU-OKC bot, OKC Pete, some questions of your own via the university website.

Building an omnichannel Q&A chatbot with Amazon Connect, Amazon Lex, Amazon Kendra, and the open-source QnABot project

For many students, embarking on a higher education journey is an exciting time filled with new experiences. However, like anything new, it also can also bring plenty of questions to answer and obstacles to overcome. Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) recognized this, and was intent on providing a better solution to address student questions […]

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The following diagram shows the serverless architecture that you build.

Setting up an IVR to collect customer feedback via phone using Amazon Connect and AWS AI Services

As many companies place their focus on customer centricity, customer feedback becomes a top priority. However, as new laws are formed, for instance GDPR in Europe, collecting feedback from customers can become increasingly difficult. One means of collecting this feedback is via phone. When a customer calls an agency or call center, feedback may be […]

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Real-time anomaly detection for Amazon Connect call quality using Amazon ES

If your contact center is serving calls over the internet, network metrics like packet loss, jitter, and round-trip time are key to understanding call quality. In the post Easily monitor call quality with Amazon Connect, we introduced a solution that captures real-time metrics from the Amazon Connect softphone, stores them in Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon […]

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How Xpertal is creating the Contact Center of the future with Amazon Lex

This is a joint blog post with AWS Solutions Architects, Jorge Alfaro Hidalgo and Mauricio Zajbert, and Chester Perez, the Contact Center Manager at Xpertal. Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (FEMSA) is a Mexican multinational beverage and retail company headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico. Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V., or FEMSA, is a Mexican […]

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