Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
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.
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.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
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.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
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.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.