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