Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
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.
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.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
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.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.