Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
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.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
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.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.