The Work Ahead – Where Business is Headed Post-Pandemic | Cognizant
carrot carrot carrot Change Centers x cognizanti collaborators create-folder Data Science Decisive Infrastructure download download edit Email exit Facebook files folders future-of-work global sourcing industry info infographic linkedin location Mass Empowerment Mobile First our-latest-thinking pdf question-mark icon_rss save-article search-article search-folders settings icon_share smart-search Smart Sourcing icon_star Twitter Value Webs Virtual Capital workplace Artboard 1

Please visit the COVID-19 response page for resources and advice on managing through the crisis today and beyond.





Machines Power the Work Ahead

Technologies at work

The True Meaning of AI: Action & Insight

Explore how C-level executives around the world are using AI to power their business and ensure success in the future of work.

Join the conversation of what’s next for global organizations. Explore where business is headed after the pandemic has rewritten the future of work. It’s time to reset—to forge new ways to connect with customers, employees and supply chains. Many challenges lie ahead, and “The Work Ahead” is your guide to solve them.

Charting a post COVID course

Digital Mastery Drives Modern Business

The Work Ahead reveals that while digital is still a work in progress, digital competency is the primary competency that will move businesses into the future.


Nearly half of respondents expect the pandemic to destroy traditional, non-digital businesses and those that don’t move online aggressively enough.

A Regional View

How the World Will Work

Find out why digital technologies and an adaptable workforce will power the work ahead in the U.S. and Canada.


Read how Europe’s leaders are embracing the future of work and technology’s defining role.


Learn how Asia Pacific and the Middle East are balancing machine-driven and human-centric work.



Serving customers by looking forward as well as back is a big promise, but the power of today’s new digital capabilities is vast and growing.

Let’s talk about how digital can work for your business.

Please Enter Valid First Name
Please Enter a Valid Email Address
Please Enter Valid Company Name
Please Enter Valid Contact Number
Please Input the Region
Please Input the Inquiry Type
Please Input the SubInquiry Type
Please Enter A Message

Thank you for your interest in Cognizant.

We’ll be in touch soon.



Follow the Center for the Future of Work for up to date research, insight and advice to help leaders make sense of the latest technologies, business models and generation of workers.

Ben Pring

VP, Head of Thought Leadership & Co-founder, Center for the Future of Work

Robert Brown

VP, Center for the Future of Work

Euan Davis

AVP, Center for the Future of Work

Manish Bahl

AVP, Center for the Future of Work