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.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
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.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
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.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
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.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.