Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
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.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
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.
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.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.