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.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
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.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
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.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
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.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
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.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
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.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.