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