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