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

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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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Caroline Styr

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

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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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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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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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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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Desmond Dickerson

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

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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 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 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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Robert Brown

VP - 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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Desmond Dickerson

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

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