1) Shipboard computer -> which provides a database for where items (ie: bar food/drinks, ship/ground items) can be gottten from NPC vendors
2) Personalized craftable items at Memory Alpha. Devs give us multiple choices and rules, and we can build, say: impulse engine mk xi [turnx3], or covariant shield mk xi [cap][pha][pla]
3) The valor store [borg] bonus items level up with you.
I thought I'd share this brief list of thoughts/ideas.