Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
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.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
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.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
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.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
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.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
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.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
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.
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.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
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.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.