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