I believe you're right, Brian. I know of no specific 'revision'. The '8-D' system is outlined in http://Elsmar.com/8D/
The 'Global' part may be more specifically related to the Ford online database. For example, most larger companies have corporate noncormance / CA systems which gather data world-wide. Many are going to systems where suppliers go through the process On-Line. They're integrating everything.