Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
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.
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.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
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.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
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.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet 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.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
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.
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.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.