Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
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.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
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.
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.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
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.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
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.