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...
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.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
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.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
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.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.