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