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