Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
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.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
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.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.