CIPRNet CIP glossary

internal context

internal environment in which the organization seeks to achieve its objectives

NOTE Internal context can include:
— governance, organizational structure, roles and accountabilities;
— policies, objectives, and the strategies that are in place to achieve them;
— the capabilities, understood in terms of resources and knowledge (e.g. capital, time, people, processes, systems and technologies);
— information systems, information flows and decision making processes (both formal and informal);
— relationships with, and perceptions and values of internal stakeholders;
— the organization's culture;
— standards, guidelines and models adopted by the organization; and
— form and extent of contractual relationships.. [©‎ ISO Guide 73:2009]