Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
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.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
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.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
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.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
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.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
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.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.