Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
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.
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.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
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.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.