The latest wearable technologies and internet access being delivered on everyday products are for the most part revolutionary. While I anticipate a slow uptake in purchase of this new technology for now, most everyday items will offer us connectivity to the web in the near future and subsequently fit into the environment we live in. Life automation is truly alive and kicking.
How could a company as big as Samsung get its most important product launch of the year so terribly wrong? Can a bad launch damage end sales or is the device itself the only thing that matters? And what does a misguided production like this have to tell us about the management culture and mindset within Samsung?