Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
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.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
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.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
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.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
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.