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Desmond Dickerson

Senior Consultant - Retail

Cognizant

E About Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson serves as a research analyst for the Center for the Future of Work, where he establishes thought leadership through published works and multimedia content creation. His expertise covers technological advancements in the retail and transportations industries. He investigates the cultural, societal, and political ramifications caused by the confluence of technologies impacting the Future of Work.

Prior to joining Cognizant, Desmond worked in marketing where he helped clients modernize their communication strategies through digital transformation. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing from Georgia State University and earned his Master of Business Administration from Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Desmond Dickerson |Jun 06, 2019

The restaurant industry is a tough nut to crack. Startup costs are high. Margins are thin. And crowds are fickle. Despite their...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson serves as a research analyst for the Center for the Future of Work, where he establishes thought leadership.

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Desmond Dickerson |May 17, 2019

One industry sent $1 trillion to landfills last year. It wasn’t textiles with its fast fashion, trend-chasing ethos. Nor...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson serves as a research analyst for the Center for the Future of Work, where he establishes thought leadership.

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Desmond Dickerson |May 04, 2019

“When I grow up, I want to be an SEO specialist.” No disrespect to the art of optimizing search engine results, but...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson serves as a research analyst for the Center for the Future of Work, where he establishes thought leadership.

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Desmond Dickerson |Apr 24, 2019

Its 2029 and the past decade has seen more change to our food system than the 50 years leading up to 2019. Kiosks take the orders....

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson serves as a research analyst for the Center for the Future of Work, where he establishes thought leadership.

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Desmond Dickerson |Apr 15, 2019

Generations past saw agriculture as the central driver of technological advancement. The first industrial revolution was sparked...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson serves as a research analyst for the Center for the Future of Work, where he establishes thought leadership.

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Desmond Dickerson |Mar 27, 2019

Thank you, socks. Thank you, desk. Thank you, clock. With inspiration from Marie Kondo, I set about decluttering my house this...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson serves as a research analyst for the Center for the Future of Work, where he establishes thought leadership.

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Desmond Dickerson |Mar 26, 2019

I made the pilgrimage to Austin, TX for this year’s SXSW with the intent of learning more about the future of food and...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson serves as a research analyst for the Center for the Future of Work, where he establishes thought leadership.

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Desmond Dickerson |Mar 07, 2019

Throughout recorded history, food has played a central role in the human experience. Its no surprise that some of earliest known...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson serves as a research analyst for the Center for the Future of Work, where he establishes thought leadership.

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Multiple Authors |Feb 22, 2019

Diverse groups of people and an inclusive corporate culture are needed to design tomorrow's technology and AI standards. Are...

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Benjamin Pring

Director of the Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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AVP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Senior Consultant - Retail at Cognizant

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Desmond Dickerson |Feb 18, 2019

Like many a weary road-warrior, the holiday season provides a respite from traveling to client sites and conferences. I visited...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson serves as a research analyst for the Center for the Future of Work, where he establishes thought leadership.

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Desmond Dickerson |Feb 05, 2019

The history of the city I call home is steeped in a tradition of transportation. Terminus, as it was originally named, came about...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson serves as a research analyst for the Center for the Future of Work, where he establishes thought leadership.

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Desmond Dickerson |Feb 05, 2019

Autonomous vehicles in trucking could usher in a new age of fast, inexpensive and convenient transportation, with impacts reverberating...

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