Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
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.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
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...
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with 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.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
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.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.