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