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