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