The trend of economic growth has increased. In 2021, it is projected that the Financial Services, Wholesale and Retail Trade, and Transportation and Warehousing sectors will still dominate the economic structure of Banjarmasin City. The City of Banjarmasin has a human development index of 75.94% in terms of social and cultural aspects. Population projection in 2021, Banjarmasin City will have a population of 729,466. River activities characterize the society and culture of Banjarmasin City. The city of Banjarmasin used to develop centrally and linearly around the river. The high dynamics of the town cause changes in urban development to spread. In advancing technology, the City of Banjarmasin has an application called Ayoke Banjarmasin to support the tourism sector and public services.
The analysis was carried out on various aspects, including aspects of the regional structure, regional infrastructure, superstructure, and nature & culture. These four aspects are pillars of regional readiness to realize a smart city. These aspects were analyzed using the SWOT (strength, weakness, opportunity, and threat) method. After the data processing and scoring process were carried out, the City of Banjarmasin had a Smart City Maturity score of 7.37 (high readiness).
In determining the strategy, the Shirvano Consulting team uses six dimensions of the smart city framework to carry out development in a comprehensive and interrelated manner. From there emerged several strategies which are broad as follows: