Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
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.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
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.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
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.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.