Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
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.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
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.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.