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