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