There are 18 different dashboard layouts available for home and sites dashboards.
If home control is set to user then each user can set and control their own dashboard layouts, If home control is set to app manager then only the app manager can control the dashboard layout (each user will see the same layout).
The feed can also be included on a dashboard or as a separate tab
App Manager: Set up Home Dashboard
If you select App Manager under Set up > Governance, you will set up the Dashboard Tiles and Layout for everyone.
To set up a home Dashboard layout, click on the Home icon on the left-hand navigation to go to home Dashboard, then click on the gear icon at the bottom right-hand corner. There are 18 Dashboard layouts to choose from.
You can then select whether to include the Feed on the Dashboard or not. Your available options will change depending on your choice.
The Home Feed displays all Feed Posts from Sites, People, and Topics the user is following.