Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
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.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
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.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
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.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.