Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
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.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
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.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
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.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
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.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
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.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
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.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.