Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
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.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.