AWS Contact Center

Deliver personalized customer experience using Amazon Connect Customer Profiles

In a scenario when customers contact a business, understanding their journey before they reach the contact center can immensely help in delivering a personalized self-service and agent experience. Data such as their past hold times, customer sentiment or recent business transactions can go a long way in providing effective customer resolution and improving customer satisfaction […]

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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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Easily prioritize, assign, track, and automate contact center agent work with Amazon Connect Tasks

Nearly half of an agent’s time is spent away from customer calls and chats on tasks in external applications like CRMs or business-specific solutions. Often, companies assign these tasks to agents in a variety of ways, including verbal instructions, emails, and notes in the external applications. This makes it difficult to follow, track, and measure […]

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Machine learning-based caller authentication with Amazon Connect Voice ID (preview)

To authenticate callers, contact centers often use a time-consuming process where callers have to answer multiple questions verifying their personal details, like social security number, date of birth, and mother’s maiden name. This process is costly, time-consuming, and leads to poor customer experiences. Amazon Connect Voice ID provides real-time caller authentication, which makes voice interactions […]

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Easily set up interactive messages for your Amazon Connect chatbot

As businesses increasingly use digital channels for customer service, they are more regularly turning to chatbots to deliver fast, positive customer experiences while reducing costs. Whether the customer has a question about a product feature, billing issue, or product return, an interactive chatbot helps them avoid wait times and get clear answers quickly. However, many […]

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Managing user hierarchy with a new API in Amazon Connect

Customers have had to create and maintain their agent hierarchy structure manually in Amazon Connect and keep it in sync with their internal systems of record. Every time an agent was added or removed or changed the department or location they worked at, their hierarchy settings needed to be manually changed in Connect. This was […]

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Configure single sign-on using Microsoft Azure Active Directory for Amazon Connect

Single sign-on (SSO) enables users to access multiple applications securely via a single ID and password. This reduces the headache of remembering multiple username and passwords for users in an organization. Contact Centers are no different and the ability to utilize SSO for contact center applications is a common requirement. Amazon Connect supports identity federation […]

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Simplify number management in Amazon Connect with dynamic routing

Overview of the solution Corporations today can accumulate hundreds or even thousands of telephone numbers, making it difficult to keep an accurate inventory or know the treatment for each number. Sales and marketing departments can have a different number for every marketing campaign, or customer service may have numbers for every support center. Businesses want […]

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Create and update agents in bulk with Amazon Connect

Contact center managers must often add and remove agents quickly, or manage agents as a group. The ability to do so efficiently and in bulk is essential to the timely management of contact center agents. Amazon Connect currently offers methods to perform bulk user (agent) creation and bulk user updates within the User Management functions […]

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Easily monitor call quality with Amazon Connect

When managing your contact center, call quality has a significant impact on the customer experience. If your agents take calls on Amazon Connect using the softphone over the internet, the audio quality is typically high. However, changes in networking conditions can result in varying audio quality from factors such as increased latency or packet loss.

By capturing and storing real-time call metrics, you can proactively monitor call quality. In this blog, we describe a solution which captures real-time metrics from the Amazon Connect softphone, creates easily understandable dashboards from the metrics, and makes this data searchable for further analysis.

The dashboards give your contact center supervisors and operators insights into the customer experience from both a business and operational lens. They can help you answer questions like how many calls are abnormally short, how many calls experience poor audio quality, and other common operational questions. This allows your business to take actions to improve the customer experience.

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