Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
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...
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
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.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
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.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
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.
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.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
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.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
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.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.