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