Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    Form 8-K
                                 Current Report
                     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                        Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                                August 15, 2002
                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

                           APPIANT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
             (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

          Delaware                        0-21999                 84-1360852
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(State or other Jurisdiction       (S.E.C. File Number)         (IRS Employer
      of Incorporation)                                      Identification No.)

                                6663 Owens Drive
                              Pleasanton, CA 94588
          (Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

                                 (925) 251-3200
              (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

                                 Not applicable
          (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


Item 5.  Other events.

     Mr.  Robert  Landis and Mr. Fred E. Tannous have been elected to become new
outside  directors  on  the  Company's Board of Directors as of August 15, 2002.
Both  Mr.  Landis  and  Mr.  Tannous  have  been  appointed  to  the  audit  and
compensation  committees  of  the  Company.

     Mr.  Landis serves as Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Comprehensive
Care  Corporation, a publicly traded, managed behavioral healthcare company. Mr.
Landis  earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of
Southern California and a Masters of Business Administration from the California
State  University  at  Northridge.

     Mr.  Tannous  is Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Health Sciences
Group,  a publicly traded healthcare company committed to vertically integrating
a  collaborative  network  of  profitable  nutraceutical  and  pharmaceutical
companies.  Mr.  Tannous  received  an  MBA  in  Finance and Accounting from the
University  of  Chicago  Graduate  School  of  Business, and holds a Masters and
Bachelors  degree  in  Electrical  Engineering  from  the University of Southern


          Pursuant  to  the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the  registrant  has  duly  caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned  hereunto  duly  authorized.

                                            Appiant Technologies, Inc.

August 15, 2002                             By:  /s/  Douglas S. Zorn
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                                            Douglas S. Zorn
                                            President & CEO