Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
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.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
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 (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
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.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
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.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
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.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
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.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
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.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.