Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
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.
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.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.