Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
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.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
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.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.