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