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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 |Sep 14, 2018

My cousin is a truck driver. And at 35, he’s among the younger crowd within the industry. Squarely in the contingent of...

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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 |Sep 11, 2018

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

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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 |Aug 08, 2018

With the look of a scene out of Mad Max, The Darpa Grand Challenge of 2004 kickstarted the autonomous vehicle revolution. 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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Multiple Authors |Jul 20, 2018

At the end of 2017 the Center for the Future of Work published a landmark report titled 21 Jobs of the Future. This report laid...

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Senior Consultant - Retail at Cognizant

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Michael Cook

Senior Manager - 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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Desmond Dickerson |Jun 26, 2018

Either the robots are coming to send us all to the unemployment line of a mechanized dystopian future, or their benevolent introduction...

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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 |Jun 04, 2018

Artificial Intelligence is the great story of our time, growing in importance as we increasingly shift decision-making from human...

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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 11, 2018

Uber passengers hail rides with no human drivers in Pittsburgh. Budweiser bottles are shipped from the brewery in Fort Carson...

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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 26, 2018

On May 25, 2018 the European Union will begin enforcing the General Data Protection Regulation. It is a forward-thinking collection...

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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 05, 2018

“Anything one man can imagine, other men can make real.” - Jules Verne Marvel’s blockbuster film, Black Panther,...

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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 13, 2018

If you’re reading this, there’s a 1 in 8 chance that you will be unemployed in the next decade. This will not be...

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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 15, 2018

With the ubiquity of technology in our lives, it seems preposterous that a person of any age would ask “What’s a...

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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 |Jan 30, 2018

This year I join Cognizant's think tank, The Center for the Future of Work, as a research analyst. I'll spend half the year...

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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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