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