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