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