JoAnn Meyer and Victor Brown

From Bystander to “Upstander”

As a black man and a white woman, we’ve experienced both similar and unique diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) challenges in the workplace. We’ve found greater understanding, insight and empathy during sometimes uncomfortable conversations while sharing our stories with each other. Now, we’re inviting others to listen in as we…

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JoAnn Meyer is a change consultant with 30 years in the energy sector. To learn more about Meyer, visit and connect with her on LinkedIn at

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Vic Brown is a content writer and strategist for tech, AEC and other sectors. To learn more about Brown, visit and connect with him on LinkedIn at

3 Ways Technology is Going to Shape the Oil and Gas Industry Free to Download Today

Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.

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