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