Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
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