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