Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
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.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
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.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
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.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
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...
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
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.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.