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