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