Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
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...
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
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.
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.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
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.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
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.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.