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.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
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 & 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.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
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.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
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.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
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.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.