Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
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.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
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 (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.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.