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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 |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 12, 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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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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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 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 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 is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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

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

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