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