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