Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
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.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
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.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
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.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
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.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.