Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
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.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
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.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
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.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.