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