Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
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.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
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.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free 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.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
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.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
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.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.