Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
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.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
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.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
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.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.