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