Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
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.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
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 (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.