Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
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.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
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.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
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.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
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.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.