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.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
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.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
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.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
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.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.