I am going to give you another point of view. You do realize that there is metric ton of tools /processes / options etc. And Even if one would like to research them hims self he can’t that why lots of people ask others for opinions. to narrow down the choices.
Hell when I am doing dive in new subject. I am first asking people that I trust for some directions, materials and advice. It realy eases the process.
Is it procrastination? No it is learning from other experiences.