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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 |May 28, 2020

Welcome to Remotopia Because of the coronavirus, a more complete picture of what #WFH—aka, Remotopia— looks like...

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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 |May 27, 2020

Every crisis needs a hero. Vienna General Hospital was in desperate need of such a figure. The mortality rate at a ward in its...

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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 |Mar 31, 2020

After the virus the world is going to be quite different. Whether the current lockdown lasts weeks or months (heaven help us,...

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Benjamin Pring

VP, Head of Thought Leadership & Managing Director - 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, APAC at Cognizant

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Desmond Dickerson

Manager - 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

Alan Alper

VP - Global Thought Leadership Programs at Cognizant

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Caroline Styr

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

Mara Stefan

Senior Director - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

Desmond Dickerson |Mar 31, 2020

You’re losing it, and that’s ok. Any number of things could bring you down. The specter of a growing pandemic. The...

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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 11, 2020

If you work long enough, you’re liable to have a crummy boss. Sometimes they give unclear directions, or lack empathy,...

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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 |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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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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