Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
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 (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
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.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
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.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
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.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
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.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.