Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
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.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.