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