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