Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
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.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
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.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
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.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
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