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Michael Cook

Senior Manager - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA

Cognizant

E About Michael Cook

Mike is responsible for developing thought leadership in Cognizants EMEA Center for the Future of Work (CFoW). In this role Mike identifies the changing dynamics that will shape the business ecosystem of the future, delivering original research and analysis of work trends in Europe. Mike also collaborates with a wide range of technology thinkers and academics about what the future of work will look as digital changes many aspects of our working lives. Mike is an established speaker with broad experience across the services market, including customer experience management, buyside advisory, talent and workforce solutions, and cyber security.

Mike joined the CFoW in March 2017. Prior to joining Mike served as global Research Director with HfS Research, where he worked across multiple research topics and lead HfSs buyside focused research program. Mike earned his Bachelors of Economics and Econometrics and Post Graduate qualification of International Trade and Development from the University of Johannesburg.

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Multiple Authors |Sep 21, 2018

This past week, the USA passed a destructive, important one-year anniversary. On September 19, 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated...

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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 |Jun 27, 2018

It’s no secret that physical retail is struggling, the rise of e-commerce giants such as Amazon has put traditional retail...

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Mike is responsible for developing thought leadership in Cognizants EMEA Center for the Future of Work (CFoW). In this role Mike.

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Michael Cook |Jun 22, 2018

In 2015 Minneapolis YouTuber Andy George set out to construct a chicken, cheese, tomato, pickle and lettuce sandwich…....

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Michael Cook

Mike is responsible for developing thought leadership in Cognizants EMEA Center for the Future of Work (CFoW). In this role Mike.

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Michael Cook |May 29, 2018

In 1996, nine-year old Christopher Janitz wrote a letter for school predicting the world in 2016. This is what he wrote: “... The...

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Mike is responsible for developing thought leadership in Cognizants EMEA Center for the Future of Work (CFoW). In this role Mike.

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Michael Cook |May 25, 2018

In 2012, then-FBI Director Robert Mueller observed: “There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked,...

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Mike is responsible for developing thought leadership in Cognizants EMEA Center for the Future of Work (CFoW). In this role Mike.

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Michael Cook |May 04, 2018

Location strategies are becoming a key factor in how businesses can compete in the digital age. Business leaders and city planners...

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Michael Cook

Mike is responsible for developing thought leadership in Cognizants EMEA Center for the Future of Work (CFoW). In this role Mike.

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Michael Cook |May 02, 2018

According to a recent study by the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a successful cyberattack is over $5 million, or $301...

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Michael Cook

Mike is responsible for developing thought leadership in Cognizants EMEA Center for the Future of Work (CFoW). In this role Mike.

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Michael Cook |Apr 06, 2018

Flash back to 2013 and the media was awash with a new currency, based on blockchain architecture, that was going to flip world...

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Michael Cook

Mike is responsible for developing thought leadership in Cognizants EMEA Center for the Future of Work (CFoW). In this role Mike.

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Michael Cook |Apr 05, 2018

The world of work is changing fast, and the robots are knocking at the door. Human and machine collaboration is now emerging...

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Michael Cook

Mike is responsible for developing thought leadership in Cognizants EMEA Center for the Future of Work (CFoW). In this role Mike.

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Michael Cook |Feb 20, 2018

The lack of digital talent, school curriculums not aligned with our changing work environment, and a widening skills gap. Today...

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Michael Cook

Mike is responsible for developing thought leadership in Cognizants EMEA Center for the Future of Work (CFoW). In this role Mike.

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Michael Cook |Feb 20, 2018

I recently had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the 2018 Lerchendal Konferansen in Trondheim, Norway. Whilst this event...

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Michael Cook

Mike is responsible for developing thought leadership in Cognizants EMEA Center for the Future of Work (CFoW). In this role Mike.

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