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