Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
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.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness 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.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
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.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
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.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
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.
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