Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
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.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
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.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
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.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
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.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.