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