Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
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.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
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.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
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.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
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