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