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