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