Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
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.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
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.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
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.