Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
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.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
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.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...