We're hearing increasing talk of procurement professionals (just starting to) turn their attention from sheer survival to some of the other important things on their list. An article just today in Procurement Leaders is a good example. http://www.procurementleaders.com/news/latestnews/436-analysis-focus-on-people/
Has this occurred for you yet? Can you start to pay attention to People, Knowledge, Category and Supplier Development yet? Or are you still in bailing out the water mode?