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Organization 🏛️


The Organization is a shared space that allows members to be organized into teams to collaborate on projects.

The first account created on Brainboard will be, by default, the owner of the organization and Brainboard creates automatically a new team and new project for this account as part of the onboarding process.

Create a new organization

The organization is automatically created on sign up.

Follow the account creation instructions to create a new organization.

Join an existing organization

To join an existing organization, you need to request access from the organization owner or admin.

  • Please refer to the invite members to invite new members.
  • Once invited your click on the link received by mail.
  • Fill your information in the invitation page:
    • Firstname
    • Lastname
    • Password
  • Click join to accept the invitation and join the organization.

Rename an organization

To rename the organization:

  1. Access its setting page
  2. Click on the 3 dots on the right: Organization setting page
  3. Click on Edit Organization to change its name: Organization setting page modal

Delete an organization

To delete an organization:

  1. Go to the organization settings page
  2. Click on the 3 dots on the right and select Delete Organization Delete Organization
  3. Type DELETE in capital letters in the confirmation page and click on the Apply button

Roles within an organization

There are 4 roles within the organization.

1. Owner

The owner of the organization can perform any action. It is usually the first account created.


The owner can change the role of any member into another role except it self. The owner cannot downgrade its own role.

2. Admin

The admin can perform any action on the organization except deleting it and managing billing information.

3. Member

At the organization level, a member can:

  • List other members
  • List and create teams
  • List and create projects.

Members cannot invite users or delete them. They cannot see or change the billing and they only see projects they have access to and not all projects.

4. Guest

Guest is a read-only user that only has access to projects that admins or owners allowed it to access.

By default, a guest has access to nothing.

IAM reference

To see the complete list of permissions in Brainboard refer to the IAM page.