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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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Desmond Dickerson |Nov 28, 2019

What makes a place futuristic? Is it dazzling skyscrapers designed by the most in-demand “starchitects?” Perhaps...

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Desmond Dickerson |Nov 27, 2019

The next COO at your company will work remotely, stay with the company for 6 months, and never even get a company email account....

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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 |Nov 14, 2019

From how food is grown and formulated, to where and what we eat, the food industry is looking to emerging technologies to address...

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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 |Oct 30, 2019

Ugh. That thrift store smell. If you’ve ever been to Goodwill or even a trendy consignment boutique, then you know the...

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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 |Oct 29, 2019

Once upon a time, the farm was the entire supply chain. You ate what you could grow or hunt. The chain was simple, but tenuous....

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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 |Oct 10, 2019

From how food is grown and formulated, to where and what we eat, the food industry is looking to emerging technologies to address...

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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 |Sep 24, 2019

You’re probably reading this on your lunch break between bites of Caesar salad or pastrami on rye at your desk, unless...

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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 |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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VP - 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

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

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