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