AWS Contact Center

Automate agent workflows with the Salesforce CTI Adapter

Automate agent workflows with Salesforce CTI Adapter CTI Flows Many applications offer the ability to automate the agent workflows, however, this is an esoteric task that requires specialized coding skills. Starting with version 5, the Amazon Connect CTI Adapter for Salesforce introduced the concept of CTI flows. CTI flows is a graphical user interface similar to […]

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Unify and organize customer information with Amazon Connect Customer Profiles with the pre-built Amazon S3 connector

When a customer contacts your contact center, understanding their context is key to providing a great experience. To help you deliver more efficient and personalized customer service, Amazon Connect Customer Profiles helps you create a unified view of a customer’s profile with the most up to date information, to provide more personalized customer service. With […]

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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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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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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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