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