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