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