Building Blocks (Part of Dept) and dotCMS Announce Partnership

Feb 06, 2018

Building Blocks (part of Dept), a top 100 digital agency, and dotCMS, a leading Java-based content management system, today announced they have entered into a partnership agreement to support dotCMS’s rapid US growth.

Building Blocks implements and integrates CMS platforms, as well as provides digital strategy, design and on going support services for global enterprise organizations. Their 600 strong team specializes in complex multilingual and multi-brand solutions with clients such as Regus, General Electric and Gardian Glass.

“We have a duty to our clients to implement the leading CMS tools on the market. The strategy for Building Blocks has always been to support our clients with the right technology to solve their complex business problems, and we see dotCMS as a good fit for this,” said Brian Robinson, Managing Director of Building Blocks.

dotCMS is used by over 10,000 clients in over 70 countries around the globe, from Fortune 500 brands and mid-sized businesses to dynamic start-ups including Telus, Standard & Poors, Hospital Corporation of America and Thomson Reuters, to power their digital and web-based properties.

“Building Blocks is well known for their expertise and reputation for solving complex global problems using CMS platforms,” said Ralph Miller, CEO of dotCMS. “We think that today’s agencies need to be both technical and creative, and with the deep bench of talent in both areas and we believe Building Blocks has a dynamic offering in the market in this regard. We are looking forward to working with them to deliver outstanding digital solutions for our clients.”

About DEPT

Founded in 2007, Building Blocks’ multidisciplinary team operates globally. We work alongside our clients implementing and integrating digital platforms, from strategy through to roll-out and beyond.

Building Blocks is part of Dept - an international network of leading digital agencies. From our offices across Europe and the US, 600 of the most talented and experienced people in our industry combine creativity, technology and data to deliver digital products and services that build brands, grow businesses and make people’s lives easier. For more visit,

About dotCMS

dotCMS is a content management system that helps global enterprises with multiple brands, subsidiaries, and franchises manage, optimize, and scale content across languages and channels.  Brands such as Dairy Queen, Newell, Firstmac, Telus, and Comcast have chosen dotCMS for its unique ability to manage thousands of sites and consolidate multiple CMSs onto a single, unified instance of dotCMS to streamline content management across teams while saving money on platform costs.

dotCMS’ universal approach to content management also means that companies have the choice to deliver content traditionally or headlessly. Headless developers can work within the front-end framework of choice while still providing marketers with visual editing tools so they can go to market with their business-critical content and decrease their dependency on technical teams.