The IT Admin user role

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Most of the teams using CallPlease have two to ten users – lots of Execs and assistants, small offices or teams, Law offices, Real Estate offices, Lawn Care companies, etc.  For most of those groups, someone in the office owns the CallPlease relationship and is the core person to go to with questions or to set something new up.  Our Learning Center was started to help support these people.  We hope it’s working!

By default, the first person to sign up from a new company account will be created as the company’s CallPlease Administrator. The CallPlease Administrator manages access for every CallPlease user, as well as payment, privacy, and permissions. S/he can also set up your team or business on a shared call log. Every new user can be granted Admin rights by the CallPlease Administrator, but we don’t suggest it.  Amongst the powers of the Admin, they are able to erase accounts.  There are warnings, but this isn’t something you want to allow everyone to do.  Once a user is erased, they can not be retrieved without an act of Congress* and a sizable Professional Services fee.

Organizations with more users than 10 often have some procedures or standards, what data management professionals refer to as Controls,  for how users are granted access to information and resources.  For these organizations, we created the IT Admin role.  Many of our customers choose to eliminate Administrative capabilities from all but someone who manages access.  The IT Admin role has access to all of the Company Admin functions but none of the user-specific data, like call logs or address books.  This way you can have an IT Admin that is not even part of the organization but can still manage data and access controls on your behalf.

*just kidding on the “act of Congress” thing.  Not kidding about the sizable cost of retrieving users from our back-ups.

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