Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
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.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
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.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.