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What is the difference between a user account and an organization?

Organizations differ from user accounts. A user account is an account created and used by a single person, while an organization is a group that one or more users can own and manage.

A user account allows you to create open source projects and invite collaborators. On the other hand, organizations allow you to create both private and open source projects, and are used by businesses and teams which have the need to be able to allow more than one user to manage their projects, or to set different permission levels for different teams and/or collaborators. Also, organizations include features like Activity monitor and Secrets.

# Next steps

If you are interested in creating an organization, here are the next steps you can take:

# Further reading

You can learn more about Semaphore organizations on our organizations page

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