OBI, or Open Buying on the Internet
is an e-commerce standard that has been specified by the OBI Consortium. OBI is an open, flexible framework for business-to-business Internet commerce solutions. It is intended for the high volume, low-dollar transactions that account for 80% of most organizations’ purchasing activity. The OBI standard provides access to easy-to-use, open, standards-based Internet purchasing solutions for the procurement of goods and services.