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What can the different roles in ahead do?

In ahead, we differentiate between three roles: πŸ‘€ User, ✏️ Editor and
πŸ”’ Admin.


πŸ‘€ User

Users have access to ahead and can see published content.

This role has basic permissions:

  • βœ… Read News, Pages, Stories, the Company Compass and Activities.
  • βœ… Create Stories and upload photos, post thoughts and connect them to the Company Compass.
  • βœ… Interact (comment, reply and react) on News, knowledge pages and Stories.
  • βœ… Use the Search tool to search for News & Pages, O365 Documents, sites and people.
  • βœ… Access the MyWork area.
  • βœ… Use Quicklinks and Applications.
  • βœ… Receive notifications and emails.
  • βœ… Follow news channels.
  • βœ… Choose interface, content and Auto-Translate languages.


✏️ Editor

Editors create and publish content.

This role combines the User's basic permissions and the Editor's specific permissions:

  • βœ… Publish and edit News, knowledge pages and the Company Compass.
  • βœ… Access the News & Pages area to manage News and knowledge pages and their status.

πŸ”’ Admin

Admins manage company-wide settings.

This role combines the User's basic permissions and the Admin's specific permissions:

  • βœ… Access the Company Settings area.
  • ❌ Admins don’t have Editor permissions.