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