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