Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
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.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
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