News & Resources

Keep up with 3DSE’s announcements, thought leadership and industry recognition via social media channels and below. Corporate news, new studies and insight releases and customer case studies are just a few of the topics to expect in this space.


April 2024 - Denis Trost is a new Partner at 3DSE

The management of 3DSE Management Consultants GmbH (3DSE) appointed Denis Trost as a Partner starting April 1, 2024. In this position, he will assume responsibility for the important target market of medical technology with immediate effect and will support the management in the strategic development of the company in addition to acquisitions, incoming orders, and sales.

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December 2023 - 3DSE wins the "Best of Consulting Mittelstand" Award

In 2023, 3DSE Management Consultants GmbH (3DSE) reasserted its position as a top consulting firm in Germany. The prestigious Best of Consulting Mittelstand Award, presented by WirtschaftsWoche, was bestowed upon 3DSE, recognizing their outstanding achievement in the Strategy category. Their exemplary work involved crafting a strategic product portfolio for a prominent agricultural machinery manufacturer, securing them the coveted first place in this category.

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July 2023 - 3DSE establishes US presence in Chicago

3DSE has expanded its reach by opening an office in the vibrant city of Chicago. By establishing a presence in the US, they aim to extend their exceptional consulting services to already existing and new American clients and foster lasting partnerships in the dynamic US market. The new American office was officially opened by Barbara Riegger, President, 3DSE USA on June 1st.

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March 2023 - Stephan Finkel is a new Partner at 3DSE

The management of 3DSE Management Consultants GmbH (3DSE) has appointed Stephan Finkel as Partner with effect from March 1, 2023. In this role, he will immediately bear market responsibility for important target markets of the company and will support the management in the strategic development of the company in addition to the areas of acquisition, order intake and sales.

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3DSE Publications

3DSE Studies

As a thought leader in research and development, 3DSE stays in sync with the latest trends in innovation and product development. In addition to years of expertise internally and through partners in key R&D topics, 3DSE continually analyzes the latest technologies and their applications for potential introduction through consulting engagements. Comprehensive studies are one way to communicate this knowledge, helping the reader keep their finger on the pulse of the latest R&D topics in target industries.

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This study generates an understanding of why the maturity of AI implementation varies across different high-tech companies. Specifically, the current status quo of use and the most promising applications (use…

Systems Engineering Benchmarking Study

Systems Engineering Benchmarking Study

Compare with leading R&D organizations Established OEMs and Tier1 suppliers in the automotive industry are facing major challenges in three areas: new technologies, increasingly complex requirements, new ways of working…

R&D Performance Study

R&D Performance Study

Today’s companies face enormous pressure to reduce costs while increasing innovation and improving customer service and responsiveness. To cope with these challenges in R&D, first-class performance is required to increase…

Digitized Customer and Product Service

Digitized Customer and Product Service

Is your customer and product service ready for the future? How companies unleash the benefits from digitalization to improve product uptime.Please contact us to receive the study of your choice:

3DSE Insights

Stay two steps ahead in the dynamic world of R&D with 3DSE insights addressing new trends, technologies and industry directions to be prepared for what the future might bring.

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Agile Systems Engineering – from contradiction to breakthrough

In order to successfully deal with the complexity in the market, technology and development, an intelligent combination of agile working methods, model-based tools and proven Systems Engineering solution approaches is…

Dr. Armin Schulz and Ralf Hartmann

The Future of Systems Engineering

It is used everywhere complex systems like astronautics, telecommunication systems and many more need to be designed. Systems Engineering has come a long way since its first major commercial use in the 1940s.


About the Future of Systems Engineering

Future of Systems Engineering (FuSE) is an initiative committed to the advancement of Systems Engineering. The goal is to inspire the global community to realize INCOSE’s Systems Engineering Vision 2035.…


R&D Value Stream Analysis

The Value Stream Analysis is a methodology for optimizing R&D organizations and processes.It provides transparency for who and how many FTEs are involved in processes & work products with direct…


The successful path to software-centric R&D organizations

As products become more digitalized, the focus for customers is shifting away from the product itself. The customer experience or solution is no longer generated exclusively by the product, but…

Dr. Armin Schulz (3DSE) und Ralf Hartmann (INCOSE)

Expert discussion “The Future of Systems Engineering” video

What are the current and future challenges industry and Systems Engineering are facing? What is the biggest contribution System Engineering could provide to overcome those challenges? What is the future…

3DSE Events

3DSE is always on the pulse of groundbreaking trends and topics; through hosted events for customers and high-ranking executive decision-makers that offer an exclusive platform for educational presentations, intensive dialog and networking. There are also opportunities to meet  at select industry events.

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Expert Forum Hamburg 2024

Fast Forward: Time to market and resource efficiency in the spotlight of major product and infrastructure programs

18. April

In our expert forum, we want to discuss how successful companies manage the topic of time to market and resource efficiency in the spotlight of large product and infrastructure programs.