Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
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.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
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.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
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.
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.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
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.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.