Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
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.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
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.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
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.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.