CBM, Carthag Business Module, is a PHP 5 distributed component architecture for the development and deployment of component-based business applications. CBM components address critical business functions as objectified business logic, featuring encapsulation of business logic into business objects, and an object to relational mapping persistence system.
component business model. An enterprise model consisting of autonomous and manageable components. Each component is a grouping of the people, technology, and resources that deliver specific business value and potentially are able to operate independently. This helps decision-makers to "disentangle" the organization, cutting through historical boundaries arising along organizational, product, channel, geography, and application lines. It is an end-to-end way of looking at the business through all the layers—not just the business layer but the application layer and IT infrastructure, too. The consolidated view of all the layers is the foundation for recommendations concerning the enterprise.