The Record Issue 13: Summer 2019

137  PUB L I C S E C TOR Azure Government Cloud was the obvious choice to enable secure, powerful connectivity. “Because Y-Trac was built on Windows Server, Windows SQL Server and the .Net platform, it proved to be an easy migration to Microsoft Azure Government Cloud,” says John Tidwell, CTO of YoungWilliams in conversation with Andy Pitman, director, Health and Human Services Solutions at Microsoft. “In addition, Azure Gov has the FedRAMP and IRS com- pliance that is required by our state and local government clients. Moving Y-Trac to Azure Gov allows our IT team, developers and man- agement access to a wealth of tools, such as chatbots, robotic process automation, data lakes and PowerBI to further enhance the power of our solutions for our government clients.” For the educators helping to develop skills needed to work in the digital economy, inno- vative connectivity tools are essential. “With the modern workplace constantly evolving, so too should our classrooms – and technol- ogy integration is absolutely crucial in this matter,” says Anthony Salcito, vice president, Worldwide Education at Microsoft in his Daily Edventures blog. “I believe it has the power to tap into student potential and provide them with the tools they’ll need to be successful in our