IT is developing at speed, with new innovations such as DevOps, Augmented Intelligence, containers etc. These innovations give many organisations, some very large and profitable, a problem. What do they do with the proven “heritage” technology, which made them great and which they still depend on? One option is ‘rip and replace’. A better one is modernisation. Low code tools such as Uniface provide an excellent base for modernisation of applications to take advantage of the latest developments in IT.