Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
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.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
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.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
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.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
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.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.