Alexandra Elledge

I'm a Senior Technical Writer and Trainer for Perficient's Amazon Connect Practice. Amazon Connect is a pay as you go cloud-based contact center service that’s part of the Amazon Web Services platform.

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Perficient Colleagues Share How it Feels to Help Fight COVID-19

Perficient Supports with COVID-19 Hackathon As we know, customer engagement goes beyond customer service. As businesses around the world grapple with the impact of COVID-19 (more commonly known as Coronavirus), digital has the power to help organizations respond quickly while mitigating risk.  No stranger to hackathons, Perficient continues to create solutions to support the fight […]

Day 3 Update: Internal Hackathon Focused on Creating COVID-19 Response Solutions

On Monday, our Customer Engagement Solutions team kicked off an internal Hackathon focused on creating COVID-19 response solutions using the Amazon Connect and Twilio Flex cloud contact center platforms. Yesterday, we checked in on each team’s progress. The five teams are close to wrapping up their work so they can demo their solutions tomorrow and […]

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Day 2 Update: Internal Hackathon Focused on Creating COVID-19 Response Solutions

Yesterday, our Customer Engagement Solutions team started an internal Hackathon focused on creating COVID-19 response solutions. The challenge aims to address the current pandemic by building solutions on Amazon Connect and Twilio Flex—both cloud contact center platforms. Solutions range from handling businesses’ increasingly high call volumes during the crisis to integrating customer care with telehealth […]

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Perficient Launches Internal Hackathon Focused on Creating COVID-19 Response Solutions

This week, Perficient’s Customer Engagement Solutions team launched an internal Hackathon focused on creating COVID-19 response solutions. After seeing the immense pressure the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on healthcare systems, essential retail infrastructure, and on many organizations’ customer service operations, our team wanted to work on something that would meaningfully contribute to the crisis. Hackathon […]

Join Us for September’s Tech Talk: Intro to Amazon Connect

Register here! In this Tech Talk, we’ll introduce you to Amazon Connect–a scalable, pay as you go contact center solution that allows for highly customizable, flexible, and simple solutions. We’ll cover the following topics: Amazon Web Services (AWS) Platform overview Amazon Connect overview Basic contact center configuration with Amazon Connect Basic contact flow overview with Amazon Connect […]

AWS + Perficient Announce Amazon Connect Boot Camps

Perficient and AWS partner to deliver a fast-paced, stimulating deep-dive into Amazon Connect. Over the course of two days, participants will learn the ins and outs of Amazon Connect and the AWS platform—including how to leverage other AWS services like Lambda, Lex, and DynamoDB to extend functionality beyond that of a traditional contact center and […]

Join Us for This Month’s Tech Talk: Intro to Amazon Connect

In this Tech Talk, we’ll introduce you to Amazon Connect–a scalable, pay as you go contact center solution that allows for highly customizable, flexible, and simple solutions. We’ll cover the following topics: Amazon Web Services (AWS) Platform overview Amazon Connect overview Basic contact center configuration with Amazon Connect Basic contact flow overview with Amazon Connect […]

Amazon Connect Introduces Dynamic Outbound Caller ID

What is it? Amazon Connect now allows you to set the phone number displayed on caller ID for outbound calls. Read Amazon Connect’s official announcement here. Why should I use it? If your Amazon Connect contact center uses multiple phone numbers to make outbound calls, setting a single, consistent phone number as the caller ID […]

Join us for an Amazon Connect Tech Talk on Outbound Contact API

Join us for Perficient’s Amazon Connect Tech Talks! In this Tech Talk, we’ll learn how to place an automatic Amazon Connect call using the outbound contact API, which Amazon released on March 30, 2018. See Amazon Connect’s announcement for more information on the outbound contact API. Dora Hodanic, a Senior Technical Consultant in Perficient’s Amazon Connect Practice […]

AWS’s Shared Responsibility Model at a Glance

Working with sensitive customer data is central to most contact centers, making privacy and security a top concern. But because Amazon Connect is a cloud contact center product, Amazon considers security and compliance a shared matter between AWS and its customers, and they adopt a common policy called the Shared Responsibility Model. Every AWS customer […]

The Limitless Contact Center: Amazon Connect and the AWS Platform

Amazon Connect is my new fascination. Typically, contact center and “fascination” don’t go together, but the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform makes me feel like a kid in a candy shop. There really aren’t limits on what you can do to customize (and modernize) your contact center. Amazon Connect is only one service out of […]