Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
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.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
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.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
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.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
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.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
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.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.