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