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