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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 […]

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Using SMS with Amazon Connect Chat

Perficient recently concluded a 3-day hackathon to create contact center solutions addressing the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis. Utilizing Amazon Connect Chat, my team and I implemented a solution for SMS deflection. We addressed the following scenario: Customer calls into a call center with high demand. Customer is prompted that his wait time is greater than 2 […]

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Data Science Virtual Expert Panel Presented by AWS

Join us and our partner Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a virtual Q&A session on Wednesday, April 15. AWS will feature one of our experts to speak on a panel about the evolution and progress being made to solve critical business problems such as customer personalization and forecasting through the use of data science. Perficient […]

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Rapid Help for Healthcare Contact Centers Amid COVID-19 Demands

Across industries, contact centers struggle to maintain pace with concerns, questions, and urgent needs surrounding COVID-19. This reality holds especially true for healthcare payers and providers serving on the front lines, helping to save lives and communicate ever-evolving resources and instructions to the public. Contact centers are especially struggling in the following ways: Heavy call […]

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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 […]

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Rapid Solutions for Contact Center Challenges in Response to COVID-19

Organizations are encountering unplanned challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic, also known as Coronavirus, continues to spread across the world. The current situation has presented a range of challenges across several industries, especially in terms of customer interactions. Here are some common challenges we have seen during crisis situations. Significant increase in sustained call volume and […]

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Integrating AWS S3 and Windows PowerShell to Download and Rename Files

Nowadays, many companies are migrating their data to a cloud storage solution rather than on a physical server. Utilizing the cloud has been an increasingly popular solution over the past few years. The advantages of using cloud storage over physical storage include cost-effectivity, always-on availability, increased security, increased mobility, and more. One popular cloud solution […]

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Perficient’s Amazon Connect Team – LoraLee Pond

As a member of the Amazon Web Services Partner Network, Perficient combines cloud expertise with the power of AWS to enable quick access to innovative technologies. With the Amazon Connect team, clients can spend more time on their core business competencies and less time worrying about the technology behind it. A product within the Amazon […]

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Perficient’s Amazon Connect Team – Dora Hodanic

As a member of the Amazon Web Services Partner Network, Perficient combines cloud expertise with the power of AWS to enable quick access to innovative technologies. Clients can spend more time on their core business competencies and less time worrying about the technology behind it. A product within the Amazon Web Services platform, Amazon Connect […]

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Enhanced CCP on Amazon Connect Chat- Video

After the release of Amazon Connect’s chat functionality, we wrote about using it to create your own customized chat experience. The video demo below demonstrates the customized CCP in action. You’ll see how you can use Amazon Connect chat to: Predict what an agent might say based on conversation context Surface back-end information to the […]

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Recapping Amazon Web Services re:Invent 2019

This week, technology leaders from our Customer Care practice attended Amazon’s annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. This conference always promises powerful developments and 2019 certainly did not disappoint. AWS announced several plans to release new tools and implement upgrades to existing products to inspire innovation and transform customer experience in 2020. Liz Stuart, Alliances […]

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Amazon Announces Contact Lens for Amazon Connect

Earlier this week, Amazon announced a new feature for Amazon Connect at the re:Invent conference. Called Contact Lens for Amazon Connect, it offers powerful analytics about contact centers powered by machine learning. It’s currently available in preview and you can sign up on this page for access to that, as it’s possible to get white-listed […]

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Amazon Connect Chat: Creating Your Own Customer Chat Experience

Amazon Connect now supports asynchronous chat! Customers can chat from a website, mobile app, SMS, or a variety of messaging services. All you need is to do is build the integration. In this blog, we will cover how such an integration is built. We will focus on a common use case: a chat widget embedded […]

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Amazon Connect Chat: Real-Time Metrics

Amazon announced its release of chat functionality in Amazon Connect in November 2019. At Perficient, we’ve reviewed the new Chat capabilities to help you adopt Chat functionality. Check out our Chat blog post series: Create a simple Amazon Connect chat flow Demystify the Amazon Connect chat “Disconnect flow” Routing profile changes with Chat Streams API […]

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Perficient Receives AWS Service Delivery Designation

Perficient, an Advanced Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network, has earned the AWS Service Delivery designation based on our record of technical proficiency and proven success developing contact center solutions. What is the AWS Service Delivery Program? The AWS Service Delivery Program is a validation program that identifies and endorses APN Partners with customer […]

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What’s New with Streams API v1.4

With the release of the new chat functionality in Amazon Connect, the Amazon Connect Streams API also got an update. This update provides easy access to chat interactions by supplying new action methods and event handlers.    Media Controller API for Chat Media Controller is an API that allows for simple chat interactions such as […]

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Amazon Connect Chat: Routing Profile Changes

Intro This week Amazon announced its release of chat functionality in Amazon Connect. Amazon Connect now natively offers omnichannel capabilities – you can offer customer service through multiple channels of communication including voice, web and mobile chat. At Perficient, we’ve reviewed the new capabilities and prepared a series of blog posts to help you adopt […]

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