CuttingEdge_thumbCutting Edge is an annual event held by IIT to demonstrate the theoretical and practical knowledge of the students within the Institute. The event not only pits students against modern day IT problems but it also tests their vision and ability to harness technology to solve these problems. As an exhibition Cutting Edge allows any interested party to come interact with the creators of the IT and ICT projects and are entitled to a demonstration.

Many of the students develop and implement projects that are beneficial to existing systems while some students develop applications and devices that exist in a league of its’ own. Students are able to utilize their knowledge obtained through their course as well as the experience they gain through their industrial placement. The tenacity and ambition of the students lead to creation of truly remarkable software and hardware solutions that are applicable to the software and business industry and also systems which could help day to day lives.

In addition to the standard project genres it is common place to see the development of mobile applications and futuristic solutions such as computers combined with human intelligence and database systems targeted at medical institutions.

Cutting Edge is an event held in the grandeur due to the quality and quantity of projects that are present for viewing. Students are allowed a significant amount of time under the guidance of their chosen supervisor to conceive an idea and follow the concept through to its final phase. A rigorous process of trial and error is present during the development of the project. Students are exposed to the arduous process of creation and destruction to obtain the perfect solution that embodies their vision and determination.

All projects present at Cutting Edge are gauged by industry leading professionals that act as judges who are given the privilege of choosing the finest student project. Students are awarded with numerous awards and commendations to match their vision and dedication. Cutting Edge is aimed at motivating students to demonstrate their ideas and talents to the public. Each year a significant portion of the student body compete in this grand event to demonstrate their technical prowess. The friendly competition between the students allows further development of their character and team coordination. By utilizing each team members skill set and ideas, students have created revolutionary solutions that have changed the perspectives of many corporate entities.

Students are allowed to conceive ideas in any sector and are guided through specialist supervisors to ensure that they’re idea is able to reach fruition. Many of the project genres range from Advanced Programming Concepts, Artificial Intelligence, Communication Networks, Database Systems, Hardware-based Solutions, Multimedia and Graphics, Web-based Solutions and Wireless Solutions to more business-oriented projects classified under E-Learning, Corporate Social Responsibility, Finance, E-Commerce, Human Resource Management, Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain Management.

Cutting Edge is held during the first half of the year to ensure that every student is able to participate for the event. Students spend many months developing ideas aimed at winning the highest possible commendation during the event. The Student Union is responsible for the decoration and orientation of the event each year ensuring that the student philosophies are embodied within the event.

Cutting Edge 2014

10450856_10152601150269388_4327349046841345836_nCutting Edge Exhibition 2014 was held at IIT on the 27th & 28th June. This event is an annual exhibition held by IIT that demonstrates state-of-the-art IT and Business projects researched and developed by students at Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT).Continue reading

Cutting Edge 2012

CE-2012-SE_WinnersThe Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) prides itself on nurturing students who are geared to take on the challenges of the modern working world from the time they set foot out into the real corporate environment.

Cutting edge is the showcase for all final year students studying Software Engineering and Information Systems with Business Management to display their final year projects usually in June. These projects are taken up during the final year of study and account for a percentage of the final marks for each student.Continue reading

Cutting Edge 2011

In this year of innovation it is greatly valuable to bring out and implement new ideas in the area of information technology. It is important to contribute to society by coming up with creative ideas and innovations. As a result Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) showcased innovative IT and Business projects researched and developed by its final year students. Refreshingly novel concepts and intense innovation were the highlights of “Cutting Edge”, the annual exhibition held by IIT on 24th and 25th June 2011 at the IIT premises.

Traditionally held in June, Cutting Edge displays projects of final year students carried out as part fulfillment for the degree. The projects are keenly contested competing for the honour of winning the best project award in two categories – Software Engineering and Information Systems with Business Management. Three projects are recognized in each category and awards presented to the authors.Continue reading

Cutting Edge 2010

Each year, the Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) holds an event, aptly named Cutting Edge, which stages some of it’s students’ most groundbreaking innovations and conceptualizations in the fields of Information Technology and Business Management.

Just as in previous years, this year too, Cutting Edge 2010 exhibited a wide continuum of projects by IIT’s final year students as well as the junior batches. The final year projects on display ranged from technical categories like Advanced Programming Concepts, Artificial Intelligence, Communication Networks, Database Systems, Hardware-based Solutions, Multimedia and Graphics, Web-based Solutions and Wireless Solutions to more business-oriented projects classified under E-Learning, Corporate Social Responsibility, Finance, E-Commerce, Human Resource Management, Sales & Marketing and Supply Chain Management. This alone sufficiently indicates the versatility of the students of IIT, which substantiates why they are the most sought-after undergraduates in their respective industries today.Continue reading

Where Imagination Leads to Reality – Cutting Edge 2009

“Cutting Edge” is an annual exhibition which showcases innovative state-of-the-art IT and business solutions researched and developed at Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT). Cutting Edge 2009 was held on 25th and 26th June 2009 at IIT. Informatics Institute of Technology offers the BSc (Hons) Information Systems with Business Management degree programme in collaboration with University of Westminster, UK.

It is a requirement that all students in the final year undertake a research project. Selected final-year projects were displayed at Cutting Edge 2009. These spanned a range of topics under the categories of Surface Computing, Web Services, Multimedia, Mobile Applications, Artificial Intelligence and Embedded Systems. Continue reading

Business Innovation – Cutting Edge 2009

“Cutting Edge” is an annual exhibition which showcases innovative state-of-the-art IT and business solutions researched and developed at Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT). Cutting Edge 2009 was held on 25th and 26th June 2009 at IIT. Informatics Institutes of Technology offers the BSc (Hons) Information Systems with Business Management degree programme in collaboration with University of Westminster, UK. It is a requirement that all students in the final year undertake a research project. Selected final-year projects were displayed at Cutting Edge 2009.

These spanned a range of topics under the categories of Human Resources, Supply Chain Management, Sales and Marketing, Finance, Management Information Systems, E-commerce, Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) and Health Care. Continue reading