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