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