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