Depending on the type of information and the number of portlets you would like to display, you may want to change the layout of a tab on your dashboard. In this way you can make the information in the portlets more visible.
To do this:
1. Click on the arrow by the name of the dashboard tab.
2. You will then see tab options and you can click on "change layout"
3. Then you can choose the layout you would like by clicking on the one you would like.