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.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
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.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
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.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
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.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
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.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.