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