Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
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.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
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.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
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.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.