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.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
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.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
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 (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
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.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
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.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.