Posts Tagged ‘customer engagement’

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A Better Experience for End-of-Day Callers in Amazon Connect

In Amazon Connect, a queued call would stay in the queue even when the queue has closed for the day. So, what do you think would happen to your call if you called into the support queue at 4:54 PM and it closes at 5:00 PM? The answer would depend on the contact center’s policies […]

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An Easier Way to Manage Prompts in Amazon Connect

Imagine you are an Amazon Connect administrator. You’ve been working on a project to deploy over 20 new contact flows that use more than 50 prompts (media that can be used to playback audio to customers or agents in contact flows, such as hold music or greetings) for your Amazon Connect instance. After a long […]

3 Financial Services Trends We’ll See in 2021

Customer Engagement & Experience This is a topic on everyone’s top 10 trend list for 2021. Historically, the customer engagement and experience in many financial institutions have tended to be very product- or service-focused and can be very dysfunctional across channels. Customers want to have an overall engagement with their financial institution around products and […]

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[Webinar Recording] What Financial Institutions Can Learn From Top Brands in Other Industries

It is time to reimagine the traditional banking business model and optimize it for the digital age. Financial institutions that want to remain ahead of their competition must adopt new business processes and implement fresh digital strategies and technologies. By optimizing these digital efforts, companies will increase sales and provide value to their customers. Below […]

New Amazon Connect Feature: Customer Profiles

Last week, AWS announced the addition of Customer Profiles for Amazon Connect, which allows agents to see the contact history of a customer along with data from external connectors such as Marketo, Salesforce, ServiceNow, and Zendesk at the very beginning of the customer interaction. This empowers agents to have more personalized interactions and increases their […]

When to Shake: Handshake Use Cases (Part 1)

We continue to emphasize that connectors need to be as variable as search use cases, that the biggest benefit to handshake is its flexibility. But what are those use cases? And how does Handshake achieve those goals more quickly and completely? In this series of posts, we’ll describe the most common search use cases we’ve […]

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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8 KPIs to Drive Your Digital Marketing Strategy in 2019

As more and more companies are going digital, the challenges of designing an effective digital strategy and measuring its success have also become more complex. The digital landscape is rapidly changing, so having a powerful digital strategy in place is of paramount importance for businesses. One of the most effective ways to accomplish this task […]

Six Trends Moving the Needle in Customer Care: Omnichannel

Consumers are digitally savvy, well informed, and more demanding than ever. Not investing in resources that digitally transform customer care will become a competitive disadvantage. This series explores six technology trends for delivering smarter and more strategic customer care. Trend #5: Omnichannel Experiences Amplify Customer Loyalty The thought of calling customer service might be off-putting. Regardless of […]

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