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Desmond Dickerson

Manager - Center for the Future of Work

Cognizant

E About Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation, Desmond consults clients on optimizing digital strategies that prioritize user experience and engagement. His research with the CFoW focuses on the human impact of business decisions related to technology development and deployment.

Since joining Cognizant in 2015, he has worked with the Retail practice to help clients modernize their ecommerce platforms and strategies. Desmond co-founded Cognizant’s African American and Latino Affinity Group (AALG). This organizations seeks to strengthen Cognizant’s efforts in recruiting and retaining top talent from underrepresented groups and invites members to take an active part in shaping the future of Cognizant.

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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Multiple Authors |Aug 12, 2019

Inclusion is the future of work, and it’s more than an HR issue for Silicon Valley and the world of technology. It’s...

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Benjamin Pring

Director of the Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Robert Brown

AVP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Desmond Dickerson |Jul 30, 2019

Your favorite self-help book has led you astray. Yogis, therapists, and wellness gurus the world over extoll the virtues of being...

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Desmond Dickerson is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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Multiple Authors |Jul 23, 2019

Futures are always a reaction to the present; tomorrow is always a judgment on today. By training a microscope on how we work...

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Benjamin Pring

Director of the Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Euan Davis

AVP - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant

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Robert Brown

AVP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Manish Bahl

AVP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Michael Cook

Senior Manager - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant

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Caroline Styr

Executive - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant

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Alan Alper

Vice President, Thought Leadership Programs at Cognizant

Desmond Dickerson |Jun 20, 2019

I’ve got a problem with washing my hands. Its not that I’m rushing out of the bathroom or forgetting to do so. But...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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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 is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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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 is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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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 is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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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 is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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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 is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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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 is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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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 is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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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 is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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