Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
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.
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.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
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.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
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.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
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.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
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.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
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.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
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.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.