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