Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
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.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.