The problem with the character development is that it was focused on only a few characters. I think they all developed, but some *coughDoctorcoughSevencoughJanewaycough* got way more than others.
And with some *coughJanewaycough* it was inconsistent.
"Captain, we are being hailed. That is, if you don't mind...if it isn't too intrusive."
Loyal member of the Militant Janeway True Path Devotees