Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
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.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.