What allowed us to depart from our normal manner of business? I believe the most important element was a successful champion who engendered interest in process change. Our champion is a respected team member who is well known for getting work done and for his sincere desire to help lead the organization toward practical improvements.
To increase your effectiveness in introducing your new idea, make a case for having the work part of your job description.
Effectively introducing a new idea into any organization is too much work ...