Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
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.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
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.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
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.