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