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