Starting out creating workflows can be overwhelming to say the least. In SharePoint 2007 you had to dive straight in and give it a go. There were pros and cons to this approach. Many users with a little time and access to the Internet were able to get moving in a short space of time. The new capabilities in SharePoint 2010, including development tools and the ability to copy out of the box workflows, has made the process of learning workflow development a lot easier.