Manual processes and repetitive tasks are the bane of modern businesses. They soak up countless hours that could be better spent on strategic initiatives, innovation, and customer service. According to research, employees spend on average 4.5 hours per week on manual tasks that could be automated. That adds up to over 200 hours per employee per year! No wonder 81% of businesses say reducing manual work is a top priority.

Yet many companies continue relying on tedious data entry, copy-pasting, and switching between systems to complete core workflows. These manual processes leave them vulnerable to human error, lagging behind competitors, and frustration from employees stuck in robotic routines. Fortunately, there is a solution to break free from the shackles of manual work – process automation.

Tailored Automation Strategy

A skilled consultant will work closely with you to understand your unique business needs, challenges, and goals. They’ll analyze your current processes and identify prime opportunities for automation. With their expertise, they’ll develop a customized automation strategy aligned with your objectives, ensuring you get the most value out of the platform.

As experts in process automation, consultants can provide an objective outside perspective to evaluate where and how automation can provide the biggest impact for your business. As noted in an article from Katalon, having a well-defined automation strategy is key before diving into implementation ( The consultant becomes your automation strategist, getting to the root of your pain points and mapping out an automation roadmap tailored to your specific situation.

With their knowledge of best practices across various industries, a consultant can pinpoint the workflows and processes that are prime automation candidates to help you achieve your goals of saving time, reducing errors, and boosting productivity. Their strategic guidance ensures you get the most bang for your buck from instead of blindly automating without a clear direction.

Accelerated Implementation

Navigating the vast capabilities of can be overwhelming, especially if you’re new to process automation. A consultant will fast-track your implementation by setting up your account, connecting your apps, and building your first automated workflows. According to research from HGS, the initial setup and implementation stage for an RPA project typically takes 2-4 weeks depending on the complexity of processes being automated.

They’ll handle the technical heavy lifting, so you can start reaping the benefits of automation quickly without a steep learning curve. As noted in an article from Flobotics, a small process can go from development to production in just 4 weeks with the help of an experienced RPA consultant. With accelerated implementation, you’ll be able to automate your first critical business processes in less than a month.

By leveraging a consultant’s expertise, you avoid getting bogged down in the complexities of the platform and can begin realizing ROI rapidly. The quick wins and visible impact early on will build momentum and enthusiasm for expanding automation across your organization.

Best Practices and Optimization consultants bring a wealth of knowledge and experience from working with diverse clients across industries. They’re well-versed in automation best practices and can help you optimize your workflows for maximum efficiency and reliability. For example, according to Saucelabs, some key automation best practices include:

  • Deciding which test suites to automate based on critical business processes
  • Using the right automation tool and framework for your needs
  • Keeping records of test executions for analysis

A consultant will guide you in structuring your scenarios, handling errors, and monitoring performance, ensuring your automations run smoothly and deliver the desired results. As noted by Browserstack, they’ll recommend best practices like dividing automation tasks based on team members’ skills and abilities.

With their expertise, a consultant will ensure you follow proven automation best practices tailored to your unique needs. This will optimize your workflows for maximum efficiency, reliability and business impact.

Training and Empowerment

While a consultant will initially build your automations, their ultimate goal is to empower you and your team to become self-sufficient in using They’ll provide hands-on training and knowledge transfer, teaching you how to create, modify, and troubleshoot workflows on your own.

The consultant will work closely with your team, providing over-the-shoulder guidance as they build their first automations. They’ll explain best practices and share tips and tricks to help your team gain confidence and proficiency using the platform.

With comprehensive training tailored to your needs, your employees will gain the skills to take full ownership of managing your automations. This upskilling enables continual improvement of workflows long after the consultant engagement ends. Your team will be able to adapt automations as your business evolves, reducing reliance on external support.

Investing in training and enablement ensures you maximize the value from your implementation. An experienced consultant won’t just deliver immediate results – they’ll provide lasting impact by transforming your staff into automation experts. With an empowered team, you’ll be able to scale automation across your organization and realize the full benefits over the long-term.

Ongoing Support and Scaling

As your business grows and evolves, so will your automation needs. A consultant offers ongoing support to help you adapt and scale your automations. They’ll be your go-to resource for troubleshooting issues, implementing new integrations, and identifying further automation opportunities. With their support, you can continually optimize your processes and stay ahead of the curve.

According to an article on LinkedIn, “Hidden costs of RPA,” one key benefit of working with an automation expert is getting guidance on scaling your automations over time as your needs change. The article states, “RPA solutions require ongoing support for change management, updates, and expansion into new processes.”

A consultant will be there to provide this essential ongoing support. As explained in the LinkedIn article, they can “help navigate beyond the pilot stage to long-term automation success.” With their expertise, you’ll be able to continually adapt and improve your automations to support your evolving business.


Recapping the Benefits

Hiring a consultant provides a wide range of benefits that can transform your business operations.

A customized automation strategy tailored to your unique needs helps ensure you implement impactful automations that align with your business goals ( Automating repetitive tasks and manual workflows significantly boosts productivity by allowing your team to focus on higher-value work.

With accelerated implementation guided by an expert, you can rapidly start realizing the advantages of automation without a steep learning curve. This results in quicker time-to-value.

By following automation best practices, you can achieve more reliable, efficient, and optimized automations. This leads to increased accuracy and quality.

Comprehensive training empowers your team with new skills to build and manage automations independently. Knowledge transfer enables ongoing self-sufficiency.

With ongoing support as your needs evolve, you can continually adapt your automations to scale and grow your business.

Now that you understand the immense value a automation consultant can provide, it’s time to take action. Don’t let manual processes continue to bog down your team – the solution is within reach.

I highly recommend contacting me directly to discuss your specific needs and how we can work together. As an experienced expert, I will develop a strategic plan to maximize your ROI and accelerate your automation journey.

You can view more details about my experience and expertise here:

Don’t wait – act now to transform your business with intelligent process automation. Together, we’ll unlock’s capabilities and exceed your expectations. Reach out today to get started!

About the Author

Justin Adamski is an expert process automation consultant and specialist with over 15 years of experience helping businesses streamline operations and boost productivity through intelligent automation. He is the founder and CEO of ThinkBot Automations, a consulting firm dedicated to helping clients implement no-code automation platforms like He is passionate about leveraging technology to solve business challenges and empower teams to work smarter. When he’s not automating processes, Justin enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with his family.

You can learn more about Justin and his automation consulting services at his Upwork profile:


Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about hiring a process automation consultant:

How can a consultant help me get started with

A consultant can guide you through setting up your account, integrating apps, building your first scenarios, and implementing best practices. They’ll handle the technical aspects so you can focus on your business needs.

What kind of experience should I look for in a consultant?

Look for consultants with expertise in both and process automation in general. They should have experience implementing automations for a variety of businesses and be able to provide references.

How much does it cost to hire a consultant?

Costs vary based on the scope of work, consultant experience level, and duration of the engagement. Many provide hourly consulting or packaged solutions. Expect to invest at least $5,000-$10,000+ for a robust automation strategy.

Can a consultant build automations specific to my industry?

Yes, an experienced consultant will tailor automations to your industry’s workflows and regulations. Make sure to ask about their experience with your vertical.

Will my team need training from the consultant?

Absolutely. A key deliverable should be equipping your team with the knowledge to build, run and optimize automations themselves. The consultant trains you to be self-sufficient.

How can I get in touch with a consultant?

I am a certified consultant with deep expertise across industries. Please contact me to discuss your automation goals and needs.


In summary, implementing process automation with and the expertise of a skilled consultant can transform your business. Automating repetitive, manual tasks will boost productivity, improve accuracy, and allow you to scale your operations. With tailored automations aligned to your unique needs, you’ll be able to work smarter, faster, and more efficiently.

The time to embrace process automation is now. Don’t let tedious manual work hold your business back any longer. Hire a consultant to develop a winning automation strategy and rapidly implement your first workflows. They’ll provide the knowledge, guidance, and ongoing support needed to fully unlock’s capabilities. You’ll be amazed at how much time and hassle process automation can save while catapulting your productivity to new heights.

Ready to achieve your automation goals? Contact me to discuss how I can partner with you as your consultant. Let’s work together to build automated solutions that streamline your operations and drive your business forward.

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