Kroll Ontrack announced the launch of a breakthrough portfolio and project management solution on, empowering users to collaboratively manage their cases as a collective portfolio from any device.  Through interactive dashboards that provide real-time metrics about ediscovery spend and project details, allows organizations to accurately track and forecast spend, identify trends and find opportunities for greater efficiency.

Key functionality in includes:

  • Portfolio and project financial data:  With the ability to view and interact with ediscovery financial metrics across an entire portfolio or by individual project, stakeholders gain full transparency into ediscovery spend in order to accurately forecast, track against budget and make strategic decisions to control costs.  Beyond total spend, users can filter a subset of projects to analyze how each contributes to total spend, conduct side-by-side analysis to compare and contrast spend by project phase, and access historical invoicing.
  • Project analytics: To determine how a specific case strategy is performing and find opportunities for greater efficiency, project managers can drill down into projects to find key details, including volume of processed data, data volume passed through to early data assessment, and data volume sent for review. At the custodian level, users can conduct side-by-side comparisons to identify custodian trends, validate keyword hit rates and contrast source data with data sent for review.
  • Project collaboration and direction:  The Project Wall within eliminates the barrage of phone calls and emails associated with ediscovery management today by unifying all project activity in one Project Wall. Case team members can track project updates posted by the system or other team members, pose questions to the team, and provide clear work direction, giving them the ability to manage cases in real-time from any device. Further, users can search and filter project communication history, avoiding the common practice of creating elaborate email file folder structures.

About Kroll Ontrack Inc.:  Kroll Ontrack provides technology-driven services and software to help legal, corporate and government entities as well as consumers manage, recover, search, analyze, and produce data efficiently and cost-effectively.  In addition to its award-winning suite of software, Kroll Ontrack provides data recovery, data destruction, electronic discovery and document review. Kroll Ontrack is a subsidiary of Altegrity, an industry-leading provider of information solutions. For more information about Kroll Ontrack and its offerings please visit: or follow @KrollOntrack on Twitter.

Source:  Business