Your user account is your identity on your GitHub Enterprise instance. Your user account can be a member of any number of organizations

Personal user accounts

Every person who uses your GitHub Enterprise instance has their own user account. These accounts include:

Tip: User accounts are intended for humans, but you can give one to a robot, such as a continuous integration bot, if necessary.


Organizations are shared accounts where groups of people can collaborate across many projects at once. Owners and administrators can manage member access to the organization's data and projects with sophisticated security and administrative features.

Organizations include:

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