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