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