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