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