Your role as an edc user determines what you can do in the life cycle of an object.
Your assigned role in edc may indicate your role within your organization. On the other hand, your role in edc may need to be broadened, depending on what role you have in editing and publishing content.
You are a writer and your role in edc is Editor. You can create new content and edit. You can leave comments. You may not validate the content or publish.
You are a writer, but within your organization you have the authorization to validate and publish content. You need the role of Product Manager in edc.
You are a content manager within your organisation. You’re job is to validate and publish content. You need the role of Product Manager in edc.