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