Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
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.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
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.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
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.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
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.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
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.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.