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