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