Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
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.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
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.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
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.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.