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