Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
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.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
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.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
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.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
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.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
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...
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.