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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 |Nov 30, 2018

My latest phone update bestowed upon me a screen time app. I love it just as much as my CFOW colleague, Caroline, who has already...

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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 |Nov 02, 2018

Just as the idea of autonomous vehicles being a far-off, sci-fi fantasy occurrence began to rise above a whisper, a government...

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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 |Oct 31, 2018

To remain vital and relevant to their customers, most businesses today realize that driving diversity and inclusion throughout...

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Multiple Authors |Oct 22, 2018

21 More Jobs of the Future: A Guide to Getting and Staying Employed through 2029 The future of work is at the heart of every...

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Benjamin Pring

Director of the Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Caroline Styr

Analyst CBC RTHCG at Cognizant

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Desmond Dickerson

Senior Consultant - Retail at Cognizant

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Euan Davis

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

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Manish Bahl

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Michael Cook

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

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Robert Brown

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Multiple Authors |Oct 22, 2018

Last year, we proposed 21 jobs that will emerge in the next 10 years and be central to the future of work. This year, we present...

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Benjamin Pring

Director of the Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Caroline Styr

Analyst CBC RTHCG at Cognizant

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Desmond Dickerson

Senior Consultant - Retail at Cognizant

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Euan Davis

AVP - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA 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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Robert Brown

AVP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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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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Desmond Dickerson

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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