Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
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.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
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.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
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.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
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.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
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.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.