Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
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.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
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.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
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.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
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.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
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.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.