In situ


A thing inside its context[2]. For example, if you were testing[1] a digital solution for a doctor’s surgery, you would want to observe that digital solution being used in situ[3], rather than in a digital lab.

Terms definitions
1. testing. Testing is about confirming decisions and ensuring that the desired result is produced form and outcome or component. Related Articles: Glossary: Intermediate Outcomes« Back to Glossary Index
2. context. The setting for something, that makes it easy to understand the whole story. So if something can be situated in several different settings, understanding which setting you are talking about makes it easier to see the whole picture. Related Articles: Glossary: Intermediate Outcomes« Back to Glossary Index
3. in situ. A thing inside its context. For example, if you were testing a digital solution for a doctor’s surgery, you would want to observe that digital solution being used in situ, rather than in a digital lab. Related Articles: Glossary: Intermediate Outcomes« Back to Glossary Index