Chairman of Central and North London Branches,
BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT
Dalim is an IT professional with expertise in IT Governance and Risk Management. His experience includes IT audit, compliance, controls, security, PMO and project management. As well as being a Director of DSL IT Risk Management Consultancy for many years, he worked in the UK and other countries for major financial and business services firms such as PwC, KPMG, Chase Manhattan Bank, ITN, Lehman Brothers, Lloyds Banking Group, Mitsubishi, Mizuho Bank, Nomura, Shell and Zurich Financial Services. As voluntary activities, Dalim is Chairman of the dynamic North London Branch of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, plus Chairman of Central London Branch, the largest BCS branch with over 6000 members. He is also the Events Director of ISACA London Chapter (over 4000 members), delivering events on IT compliance, risk management, assurance, governance, security and cybersecurity. He is a judge of BCS/Computing ‘UK IT Awards for Excellence’, and chairs and presents at other events and conferences. He also guides and advises IT students, innovators and entrepreneurs at many levels.
The 2020 Mobile World Congress (MWC) technology show has been cancelled after a growing number of firms pulled out over coronavirus fears. Some 100,000 visitors attend the event every year in Barcelona, but companies including Amazon, BT, LG, Sony, Intel and Facebook withdrew due to concerns about the outbreak.
US federal regulators are stepping up their investigation of the market dominance of five giant tech companies, demanding detailed information on their acquisitions back to 2010. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued orders to Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Google’s parent firm Alphabet.
Amazon plans to invest $1.6 billion (£1.23bn) constructing two data centres in India to form an AWS region in the state of Telangana.
The company has sought environmental approval for the construction of the two facilities on the outskirts of Hyderabad. One data centre is proposed at Chandanvelly village in Shabad, the other at Meerkhanpet village in Kandukur.