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